To the Finish…

- by Sam Hunter

I am in the last leg of a wip this week, and I’ve been working on this book for a while, so it’s time to finish it. The proposal, with 150 pages (which have already been revised) is on editors’ desks, and so I am hoping that this finished ms will have a home to […]

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Home from RWA

- by Sam Hunter

Well, I survived! More than that, I really enjoyed my first conference. The travel was more or less effortless and aside of two hotel fire alarms and locking myself out of my room once, it was a fabulous trip. I enjoyed the energy of being amid that many writers, editors and readers. Everywhere I went, […]

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Conference Virgin

- by Sam Hunter

So, in a few weeks I head off to RWA to my very first writer’s conference — ever.  Also my first book signing, ever, and my first time meeting my agent and many people I have only known online, ever. My first time flying alone, ever.  For all of this, I am excited and ready […]

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Leading a Balanced Life

- by Sam Hunter

What does it mean to have a balanced life? Moderation in all things? I think it’s harder for people like us, writers, whose work is always in our heads, and in our homes. I’ve always thought that the things that take us away from writing are the things that offer us balance — family, hobbies, friends, other work, etc — but if they chip too much into the time we need for writing, that stressed, unbalanced feeling sets in again. Is a balanced life just another unattainable ideal?

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