I’m thrilled to tell you that my second novel (I ONLY CRY WITH EMOTICONS) will be published by the fabulous Red Hen Press in June of 2022. We’ve got a book cover, we’re working on final edits, and we’re doing all the other crazy things that are required to prepare for a book to come out into the world.
More info coming soon!…
— Monica Drake, author of CLOWN GIRL and THE STUD BOOK
— Margaret Malone, author of PEOPLE LIKE YOU (winner of the Balcones Fiction Prize and finalist for the PEN/Hemingway Award)
My boss tells me it’s embarrassing that I’ve been here for six years and I’m still at Goldfish status. Ever since we installed the gamification plug-in, he knows exactly how many Likes I’ve gotten from coworkers, exactly how many Comments I’ve made, exactly how many Best Answers and Virtual Pints of Beer I’ve received. He even knows how many animated cat GIFs I’ve GIFed, which is 0. I’m a Goldfish even though some six-monthers have already leveled up to Penguin. My boss is a Blue Whale…
On Writing the Book
And for even MORE info about my writing process, check out my blog post: a story about mistakenly writing (and publishing) a novel as a way to take a break from writing another novel.
Want to know about my first novel? A Brilliant Novel in the Works