Just wanted to stop and give a quick blurb on my birthday. First, I started yesterday with bad news. I was not one of the 60 selected for Pitch Madness. BUT I have gained new insight into CINDERFELLA. I read through the selections and through some great conversations on Writer's Unboxed on Facebook. I realized two things: 1. Most of the pitches were for characters over 15. 2. I have been seriously boxing myself in trying to make it MG. I am so excited to get back to business and loosen the strings of the love story in this book.
Since I know the entire story inside and out (it's finished), I can dig in and let the scenes unfold the way I experienced them when I wrote them. I mean Cinderfella and a princess is a LOVE story.
I have also made another writer friend who is in the same boat as I am. It's so nice to share things with each other. The writing community really binds people together. I am excited to get a critique partner or two and get to work. I really want to be querying after the new year.
The exciting thing is I have no idea what exactly is in my future. I am just taking this journey one step at a time and loving every minute of it.