Michelle Corbier is checking in today for her first blog post on our site with some great information for emerging authors. - Penny
Yes, it is finally autumn. My favorite time of year. I had a productive week. Hope you did too.
I was able to submit my manuscript to #PitchWars. If you are not familiar with it, check it out at https://pitchwars.org/ It is a mentoring program to assist aspiring writers desiring to publish their manuscripts. Established authors help you prepare your manuscript to present to agents in the spring.
There is also a program called #PitchMad where you can tweet information about your manuscript to agents and/or publishers. It is a 12 hour event that occurs every quarter. The next event will be in December.
I am taking a hiatus from writing. My next project will probably be a suspense thriller. I've toyed with some ideas. Otherwise, I intend to catch up on my reading.
On Friday night, I stayed up until 3 am to finish Sex, Murder, and Double Latte by Kyra Davis. I recommend it. The story is fast and funny.
I am continuing my reading of African American mystery and crime writers. I am on my new read. I will share it with you next week.
On Saturday, September 21st, I attended my first meeting of Capitol Crimes, which is the local branch of Sisters in Crime. The guest speaker was a librarian. She provided a lot of knowledge. Helpful to self-published and traditionally published authors alike.
The next event for Capitol Crimes, https://capitolcrimes.wildapricot.org, will be a tour of Sacramento's Old Historic Cemetery. Join us. It will be October 19th.