Pitching Your Novel to an Agent

Your Book in Two Minutes! Pitching your novel to an agent can be simultaneously stressful and fun. The first time I pitched it was by Zoom. I had eight minutes each with three different agents. With the clock ticking, I launched in, starting with my name, the title of...

Hummingbirds

I had one of many encounters with a hummingbird yesterday in my garden by the crocosmia (montbretia: family Iridaceae). It was dusk and I was walking towards the garden gate on the north side of the house to lock it and here comes Mr. Anna’s Hummingbird, (males have...