HARDCOPY – September edition

I am one day into the second intensive HARDCOPY weekend and this time, it is all about the industry. Agents, editors, publishers, contracts. This is the scary side of publishing that we all wish we can one day be a part of. We have to go through these gatekeepers and obstacles before the world can see…

Turn around, please.

My friends giggle as I lay back in the chair. I can’t quiet smile, even though I want to look like this is totally ok with me. The ceiling tiles are peeling in sections and I wonder whether any of it has ever fallen on someone before. The man comes around to the side of…

A new day, a new manuscript

I have spent the last four months intensively working on one manuscript, and now, it is out of my hands and before the eyes of a professional. I promised myself I wouldn’t look at it again for a while so instead, I have started writing the next one. My desk is covered with a dictionary,…