Posted in December 2012

Lessons Learned in 2012…

It’s the last day of 2012 and of course, that causes me to look back on the year past, and look forward to the future. This year has had both its good and bad moments. I’ve made some great friends, and I’ve lost some people I thought were good friends. In short, I’ve learned a … Continue reading

2012 in review

The stats helper monkeys prepared a 2012 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: 600 people reached the top of Mt. Everest in 2012. This blog got about 2,300 views in 2012. If every person who reached the top of Mt. Everest viewed this blog, it would have taken 4 years to get … Continue reading

Meet the OffBeats!

The Off Beats So who are these Off Beats and what is an Off Beat anyway? We’re a like-minded group of writers who have bonded in a very real way over twitter and email. We’re critique partners and buddies, helping each other along the publishing road, one step at a time. We help restructure each … Continue reading

A new hope…

It’s been a while since I wrote a blog, so here goes… over the past week or so, I’ve come to a decision about the contemporary romance manuscript I’ve been spending most of 2012 trying to get agented and published. Even though I had help from some amazing critique partners, beta readers and my latest … Continue reading