I’m baaaaack! How have you been? Anyone sell while I was away? I received third place in the romantic suspense category of the Ignite the Flame contest, the first contest I’ve ever entered. I’m pretty pumped about that, especially since there was only one point separating me from the winner. Not too shabby, eh?
Something else has happened during my blogging absence. A member of my crit group acquired an agent. In doing so, Roni Griffin aka Fiction Groupie has realized she’s too busy with revisions and will no longer have time to participate in our group. We’re sad to see her go, but under the circumstances, can only be happy for her. This means we have an opening in our group, which also means a contest is coming. Tell anyone you know who’s looking for a critique group. More details will be posted soon.
My blogging schedule will remain Monday, Wednesday, and Friday (starting September 13 because I'm traveling as of tomorrow). However, I’m going to change things up a little. Mondays will be writing related, Wednesdays will be a critique, and Fridays will continue to be Fun Friday. Plus, every once in a while I’ll throw in a little something about life. What kind of critique? Since I’m officially launching my online business as a manuscript editor and writing coach this month, I figured it would be fitting for me to crack out my whip…I mean, critique some of your work. Right now, I’m looking for volunteers who’d like feedback on their first 500 words. I’ll post the unedited version on my blog as well as the critiqued version, where others can comment on either. If you wish to be one of my Guinea pigs, I mean volunteers, then send me an email to: lynnette_labelle at hotmail dot com. Please put “Blog Critique” in the subject area so I know it’s not spam. To be more specific, you can send your first 500 words as an attachment or pasted in the email, but don't send DOCX. I haven't upgraded yet and won't be able to open it. Thanks.
Now, tell me what you’ve been up to.