https://youtu.be/xRPROELcFkU Come meet Kayla at the Alabama Writing Workshop on March 10th in Birmingham, Alabama! Ticket information is available on their website. Kayla will be presenting a panel on "Everything you need to know about the submission process." We can't wait to see you there! Don't live in Alabama? That's fine! The Writing Day Workshops… Continue reading Writing Workshop Announcement
Happy Thursday! I am sprucing-up my book proposal for another round of submissions with my agent. I was wondering if any of you lovely book bloggers might willingly agree to review or promote the book for me once the publication process begins? Here is the pitch for the novel: There are three things a woman… Continue reading Author in Need!
https://youtu.be/FtNX-ttepjk Happy New Year and welcome back to a A Couple of Bees. We'll have some pretty awesome weekly wines as well as some author news from Kayla coming out soon. In the meantime, please check out our most recent video to learn about our very different book-rating systems.
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Just when I thought that I had no writing updates to give you, I received a very exciting email from my agent. Apparently, 5 publishers have requested my FULL MANUSCRIPT! That means five people who could potentially elect to publish my novel are currently reading it! It could also mean five rejections, but the opportunity… Continue reading Kayla’s Author’s Journey: May 6, 2022
Hi everyone! I know it's been a while since I posted anything about my book publishing progress, but the fact is, the publishing industry is actually pretty slow. It's a whole lot of waiting, writing, waiting, writing, and so on. That said, I can officially say I'm on submission. My amazing agent has sent out… Continue reading Kayla’s Author Journey: April 29, 2022
Good morning everyone! If you've been following my posts, you know I'm sitting on pins and needs waiting for Minotaur and Mystery Writer's of America to announce this years First Crime Novel Contest winner. Hopefully, I'll get a book deal from that, but you know how super popular contests are, right? Those super popular contests… Continue reading Kayla’s Author’s Journey: Book Proposals
Hey everyone! If you've been following the blog for a while, you know that I'm now an agented author, repped by Steven Hutson at WordWise Media. My first novel has won one award for best beginning of a first novel, and my agent has declared it ready to be pitched. What I haven't revealed yet,… Continue reading Author’s Journey: Contest
So, we went to Fort Morgan, the most haunted fort in America, for Kayla to research her novel in progress. What we found was shocking. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bQbMaBZsrro