|Insecure Writers Support Group|
Our Co-Sponsor's this month are:
In terms of your writing career, where do you see yourself five years from now, and what’s your plan to get there.
Short Answer: Published ;-)
Long Answer: It takes more than wishes and dreams, doesn't it? I've been intentional about going to conferences and pitching agents who rep what I write. Doing what they suggest or say they want is hard work, but rewarding--even if the answer is no! Truly! Yeah, it's hard to hear that little word, but when they tell you more than a form rejection, it can be mined for gold.
Another thing I've done is to take advantage of the Blue Pencil session offered with my registration for the Surrey International Writers conference in October. I followed though on the suggestions before submitting to the two agents I spoke to there.
I've entered in a pitch contest. That one's still hanging, too.
What will I do now? Work on book 2 and start the long hard slog that is creating a target list of agents. I'm still a bit worried about that last one. ;-) But, I'll manage. Then I'll query. Yikes!
So, what about you? What are you doing for you Five-Year Plan?
Next Week: December's Mini Book Reviews--AKA the last minute gift suggestion list. ;-)