Bestseller - bestseller - bestseller - let's start, in your own market. Doesn't have to be a national bestseller YET. Can start with being a bestseller to those who are interested in they genre you write for.
I haven't been on SheWrites much lately. Been busy doing my own "thang" I suppose. I'm curious as to what my SheWrites friends are up to, writing-wise, though. Right now, I'm waiting to hear back from 2 agents who have requested my full manuscript of The Time Minders. I'm still working on Kingdoms of Blood & Magic, but not as diligently as I should, since I've been querying/submitting for the TTM, doing scads of tutoring at my daughters' school and work for our church's youth group. How about YOU?
Hi Joy. Colorado is a great place for families - but of course, we're a diverse states with lots of diverse communities. Fort Collins always ranks high in the nation, but I think the Denver area is great, too. Colorado Springs is beautiful. Google and you'll find lots of info. Good luck!
You need to do it Joy... you need to complete what you've started - for more reasons than I'm willing to say. Once you accomplish - complete - and put it out there, doing so will add to the growth we all do as we become who we were meant to be.
KEEP writing... find a way, find the time, and get it done. Bookcover ... is... covered!
Joy, Welcome to She Writes. If you’re looking for places to connect here, we’d love to have you join us in the Publishing Industry News and/or in the Novelists – Struggling or Not groups. Enjoy the site!
"Alison - check out She Writes Query Critique v 2.0 group. I've gotten good feedback there in the past. Also, Agent Query Connect is a great source too (but be prepared to pay it forward there and offer others critiques in exchange for your own)."
"Meg, great news! Congratulations! Now, on to query letters... do any of you know of or have a "query critique" group? I'm on my fourth draft of this bad boy and have recently had it picked apart by a prominent agent…"