Tag: Mystery novel

Oy Vey!!!

So, we’re remodeling. This, amidst: the winter temps that drop to colder than a witch’s you-know-what, the constant threat of covid, my husband’s health, looking for an agent for On The Sly, and being over halfway (yay!) through the first rough draft of Sly As A Fox. EVERYTHING goes into the kitchen and dining area while we do the floors in the back of … Read More Oy Vey!!!


On The Sly is a finished book and is now out to my beta readers. So far, all the feedback tells me everyone is excited by it. I still have 3 beta readers to report back, but any corrections to be made are minor. Then it will be off to find an agent. In the meantime, I’ve started Sly As A Fox. In this … Read More Finished

Moving Forward

Moving forward sometimes means taking a step or two back first. Birthing a novel is never easy. I’ve been working with On The Sly again for a few weeks now. When I first went back to it after the latest ferment, I looked at it as if it was someone else’s manuscript that had been brought to me for advice. The ending was choppy … Read More Moving Forward


So, when I laid On The Sly down to ferment, I had a squeaky clean outline. All my notes had been worked through. But you remember what I said fermentation was really about? Me forgetting my story. Clearing my head. Now I’m back at it and my outline has more notes than I’ve ever seen. These are quick, easy to take care of notes, … Read More Post-Fermentation

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