Writing is hard work. This story is about one woman’s journey to publication.

Without a clue, I blasted into my season of writing. Words poured out of me. When I thought I had a story ready, I imagined myself as Jo from Little Women, tying her manuscript with string and sending it off to a publisher. I did the same. 

My work was done, I thought. I could move on to the next novel. The publisher would take it from there and do all the work. 

This is where we all throw our heads back and laugh. Silly, delusional girl! Read more.