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My Writing Journey to Publishing Continues, Part 5

Carol Hoenig | Posted 10.12.2013 | Books
Carol Hoenig

I will always remember that day, not only because of that validating review, but that was the very same day that my job, along with several of my peers, was eliminated at Borders Books.

My Writing Journey Toward Publishing Continues, Part 4

Carol Hoenig | Posted 10.05.2013 | Books
Carol Hoenig

Recently, I picked up a journal I had begun keeping when I committed to this writing thing and came across this entry from years ago: I had a twinge of uneasiness tonight in regards to Place of Angels. What if I can't sell this one, either? Then what?

The Value of Books

Carol Hoenig | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Carol Hoenig

To this day, I like to occasionally open my slim, tattered volume of Slaughterhouse Five that sits toward the end of my book case and read Kurt Vonnegut's personalized message to me.

An Agent's Prerogative and an Author's Frustration

Carol Hoenig | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Carol Hoenig

I continue to write with a sense of determination that I get my first novel into print -- with or without some gatekeeper's discourteous blessing.

Instant Gratification or Superfluous Distractions?

Carol Hoenig | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Carol Hoenig

Many writers have been given an opportunity to be read, discovered and validated, an opportunity that they wouldn't have otherwise gotten had it not b...

What's an Unpublished Writer to Do?

Carol Hoenig | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Carol Hoenig

If an author who cannot acquire a traditional publishing deal decides to invest in their writing career by self-publishing instead of giving up, let's celebrate their passion and entrepreneurship.