I'm not at the starting gate for my writing career, but with this new blog! (And with another new blog this month, DialogForMurder, a blog of four ((at this point)) mystery writers) I introduce myself there on Friday.
My writing goals for the year are set:
*get more than 2 measly short stories published (should I count the one accepted for the anthology not yet out? maybe not)
*clean up the novel I have just about completed and run it through my list of agents, querying (CHOKE is the name of the project)
*finish writing the sequel to the one above (SMOKE) (confusing, I know, so the titles are subject to change)
*keep querying the finished YA Neanderthal mystery that I've had some nibbles on (if no agent takes me on, continue the process with small presses)
*think about whether to keep sending an older amateur sleuth mystery to small presses, or whether to do a rewrite
The BIG goal, a publishing contract for any of the three series I'm working on!
Oh yes, maybe I should update my website. It's been awhile!