So DVPit Went Like This

When I first started querying last year, I remember doing Pitmad and getting zero likes. Since then I swiped twitter pitch events from my mind. I believed we all had our luck with different things and pitch events just weren’t mine. Mostly because they seemed in the favor of tweeps with high following or the…

Is Querying Really Harder Now?

“Querying is so much harder now than it was few years ago!”. All over Twitter, varieties of this phrase are leading conversations. And honestly, I’ve never bought into it. Over the months spent on the Twitter writing community, if there’s one thing I’ve learnt about it, it’s that it loves to grab things and run…

Stay True To Yourself

First of all, apparently yesterday was a WordPress Anniversary for Lucia’s Fiction. How awesome! I hadn’t even known I’d had this account for up to five years!😯 How the time flies. Today’s post is inspired by a recent experience. One now added to my trove of experiences on the journey to publication and lessons to…

Packaging A Critique

Giving a critique can be a tricky affair. Especially when the manuscript is at a very early stage. It’s even trickier when you both are working together for the first time. Why? Because how you package your feedback can make or break or bend your relationship. Now, you owe your critique partner honesty because you…

My Christmas Playlist

I’m such a GINORMOUS Christmas lover. The movies, the sweaters, the CAROLS!, the cookies, the mood—ugh my entire heart. I love everything about the holidays. Last year, I hadn’t whipped out my full Christmas spirit because I was super focus on the feedback from the editor I’d submitted my book to. My family really felt…

Lucia’s Fiction Update!

Hello wonderful people! I haven’t posted an article here in a while but I’m so happy that I’ve been getting new followers (yay and thank you!). I’ve actually been active engaging with your fab posts and writing articles on Lucia’s Fiction. I have like 8 down in my drafts! I just am not posting them…