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What if Your Agented Novel Isn’t Sold?

What if Your Agented Novel Isn’t Sold?

It took a long time to write a post about disappointment. It’s not a story I wanted to tell, but discouragement—and resilience—are part of a writer’s life. I hope that in sharing honestly my experience, I can shed light on an aspect of publishing that’s rarely spoken...

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Completed Novel Sneak Peek

Completed Novel Sneak Peek

TRAVELING LIGHT, upmarket literary fiction, 85,000 words. June Colter, 17, equestrienne in the Byrd Family Circus, thunders around the ring on horseback and imagines leaving the circus to go to school. She defies her parents by studying in secret, helped by Jeta, an...

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Signing with a Dream Agent

Signing with a Dream Agent

Sometimes something happens that you’ve hoped and worked and waited for for so long, that it shakes your world and reveals fault lines of self-doubt and uncertainty that make you almost wish the good thing never happened. But of course that’s not true. You can’t quite...

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Visiting the Horses

Visiting the Horses

I’ve been busy scribbling away, writing the last chapters of Traveling Light, when I knew it couldn’t wait any longer. I had to visit the horses! I drove up to Montrose, NY on a drizzly Tuesday to visit my friend Will, his wife Beth, and their menagerie of chickens,...

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“Fairway” (online)

“Fairway” (online)

Riverbabble, which published "Fairway" for their Seeing and Looking themed issue 31, Summer 2017, has sadly closed. I've reprinted "Fairway" here. “Fairway” by Tania Moore  (approximate reading time 10 minutes) Alice stood in front of a display of broccoli,...

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“Fairway” Now Live and Online at riverbabble.

“Fairway” Now Live and Online at riverbabble.

“Fairway,” has been launched! Huge thanks to riverbabble, an imprint of Pandemonium Press, for publishing my flash fiction in their Seeing and Looking themed issue. I’m honored to be included with this talented group of writers, and what better place for “Fairway”...

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“Ray’s Juice” Now Live and Online at Foundling Review

“Ray’s Juice” Now Live and Online at Foundling Review

“Ray’s Juice,” is now live and online at Foundling Review! Farmer’s market season is just around the corner, even if last night’s deep freeze toasted the magnolia blossoms to shriveled, frost-burned blooms. Which makes this a perfect time for...

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