NaNoWriMo 2017

Because I don’t have enough on my plate, I’m going to jump into NaNo again this year. I actually managed to complete a sci-fi novel for last year’s NaNo, which I’m in the process of making a final round of adjustments too before pitching to agents. This year I’m going back to my Romantic Suspense roots with “Blindsided”. Fingers crossed I have the time to make it through the word count mark!

Formatting Fun – Word Count, Synopsis, and Queries

Thanks to the fantastic resources of the #pitchwars community, I’ve learned some very valuable lessons about proper writing technique and some formatting issues that I had no idea about before undertaking this crazy journey. The topics have always been ones I’ve wondered about, so I’m putting them here so I’ll know where to find them in the future.

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Pitch Wars 2017 #PimpMyBio

Well hello blog traveler, and welcome to my #pimpmybio entry for Pitch Wars 2017! After stalking mentors and fellow mentees across their bio submissions, I decided it was time to get off my duff and write my own. Thank you to Lana Pattinson for hosting this craziness! *mwah*!

Who am I?

Well, that’s not much of a loaded question, now is it? I wear many nametags, including Mom, Mommy, Mother, Coach, Teach, Nik, Nikki, Nikalina, Nikoletta, and occasionally “who is that weird chick with the pink hair?”
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Pitch Wars 2017

July 2017 holds a couple of firsts for me:
– first official blog post
– first YA manuscript
– first time entering Pitch Wars

Nope. Not too stressful an undertaking at all!

After struggling with the daunting task of researching, writing, studying, editing, binge eating, and not sleeping, I’ve decided it’s time I stop trying to query my completed MS on my own and jump feet first into the deep end of the #pitchwars pool!
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