Hello, and welcome to February. It’s that lovely time of the year where we all feel relieved that January is FINALLY over, but still feel a vague sense of dread because winter is far from over and February is basically the Tuesday of the year; Monday’s crappy cousin. But don’t fret because there are alwaysContinue reading “What I’m Reading Right Now: February”
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Moodboard: Cemetery Clock Book
“Cemetery clock book” is the working title as I actually haven’t picked one.
#AMMConnect Mentee Hopeful Bio
My name is Jenna Goldsmith and I write YA and NA fantasy/urban fantasy/magical realism. Once I tried to write a contemporary story and it ended up with elves in it. I actively write on my blog (here) and on Medium, where I post articles about writing, self-care, and life lessons. I started writing stories atContinue reading “#AMMConnect Mentee Hopeful Bio”
What I’m Reading Right Now: January
Hello and welcome to 2020! With the start of the new year, I wanted to dive right in with some bookish content and start a monthly post sharing what I’m reading. I’m notorious for reading multiple books at a time and after finishing a bunch of books before Christmas I went on a bit ofContinue reading “What I’m Reading Right Now: January”
The End of a Year and a Decade
The sun is setting on 2019 and on the 2010s, which leaves me feeling equal amounts excited and vaguely nauseated. This has been a crazy rollercoaster year and an even bigger rollercoaster of a decade. At the beginning of 2019, I still had an unfinished novel and now at the end of the year, theContinue reading “The End of a Year and a Decade”
I’m Starting a Newsletter
Sharing my passion for literature, books, art, and nature is something I’ve been wanting to do for a while and I hope you will consider subscribing!
What if I’m not Brave Enough?
I’m always so inspired by people who chase after their dreams no matter what. They quit their jobs, drop everything, and go. Just go. I admire them so much because I don’t know if I could ever do it. I’ve never been a particularly brave person. As a child, I was skittish and timid ofContinue reading “What if I’m not Brave Enough?”
I Participated in my First #PitMad and This is What Happened
Well nothing has drastically changed. I finished the evening feeling supported by the writing community, but not any closer to being represented.
I’ve Been Letting a Lack of Confidence Hold Me Back
This is the time to take proactive steps to make sure that the next 16 queries make an impact and really show the book in its best light.
How to Get an Agent in 14 Easy Steps
Step 1: Finish writing a book
*This is key