Agent Search

My continuing search for a literary agent

  • Agent Search,  Daily Life,  My Children,  My Muse

    Huge Announcement

    I’m going to be a published author. Yep. You read that correctly. I recently accepted an offer of publication by Wandering in the Words Press, an indie publisher. How excited am I, you ask? Let’s review the events of the day in question from the moment I received the news. It went a little something like this: 1)      I screamed 2)      I danced 3)      I sang 4)      I cried 5)      Repeated 1-4 All kidding aside, this is something I’ve worked toward most of my life. Someone once asked me what kind of legacy I wanted to leave for my children. My answer then is the same as it is now:…

  • Agent Search,  Daily Life

    A Not-so Extraordinary Life

    When I was a little girl, I truly believed with all my heart that I was special.  Not just your ordinary, run-of-the-mill-special…but, really, really special.  I dreamed someone would discover me in the far corner of Midwest rural Iowa, take me somewhere exotic (like New York City or Hollywood) and make me famous.  There, I would rule the world with my talents and everyone would adore me just like the characters in the hundreds of books I read every year to escape. I was going to live in a big house with a maid and a butler where I would swim in a large, heart-shaped swimming pool in my basement.…