From the archives of Q&A in mail and message boards, my take on the current status of publishing.
My first novel is being read by a publisher and they said some good things. When will I see a check from them, at acceptance or at publication?
Though there are great reasons to use a pen name, mostly surrounding marketing and branding, my reason is more pragmatic: my birth name is difficult to pronounce and spell. Complicating matters is that I no longer use my birth name as I’ve taken a legal name to share with my partner and our children. Read More