Sue Bahr invited me to be a guest on her blog. I like Sue so much and admire her writing, so it was a pleasure to share my long, sometimes frustrating publishing journey with her.
Hi, all! Sue has been a blogging/writing friend of mine for a while now. I admire her work, so when she asked me to write a guest blog about my publishing journey, I squirmed, because I’m sure NO ONE has taken more detours and taken as long as I have along the way. But then again, maybe some of you have war stories, too. So here it is—my long and twisting road to publishing.
My Bumpy Road to Publishing
I started writing long enough ago that a writer could put a finished manuscript in a BIG envelope, add an SASE and a cover letter, and send it off to an editor. That was in the days of smaller publishing houses, before they were gobbled up by bigger companies. You didn’t have to have an agent to submit. And if an editor saw any promise in you, he/she would make a…
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