Hey All! Things here have been very eventful, and I have a lot to share. First things first. I have another fun Friday post in the works, and I will likely get it out by next week. Secondly, I went to my very first writer’s conference and I am more determined than ever to continue … Continue reading Back At Square Two: Lessons Learned After Attending My First Writer’s Conference
I need to vent. I know my situation isn't unique and honestly, I am confident that others are going through this. I am putting it out there so that others know they aren't alone. I just need to get this off my chest and I will move on... Here it goes: Being a self-published children's … Continue reading A little cheese with my whine…
Hey All, It's been awhile. In case you missed it on my social media pages, this lady finally got some chickens! I've been raising them for three weeks now, and I love them, but I can't wait to get them out of my house. Bring on the warm weather! Other than that, I have been … Continue reading Liebster Award 2018
Hi All, Today is a big day! Just one short year ago, I pressed the "publish" button on the Createspace website for 'Sam Likes Jam'. This was after countless rounds of editing and re-working the text of my book, the pictures, and placement of the pages and so on. I kept fidgeting with it to get everything … Continue reading Happy Birthday Sam Likes Jam!
OK... I am not quite sure how to start this post because I have a lot to share. I will start off by saying this post will be about my recent experience with querying and the very valuable lesson that I learned. Let's start from the beginning...while it's not my forte, I will try to be … Continue reading Putting the Cart Before the Horse: How One Woman Nearly Blew it With a Literary Agent
Hi All, What you are about to read may seem like a rambling post. I know this. However, I am learning more and more about this self-publishing journey as I go, and I want to share my experience. First and foremost, I want to say that if you don’t put the work in, your book … Continue reading Stop With the Noise Already!
Hi All! In case you missed it, earlier this week I announced on my Instagram page that I FINALLY have a release date for the hardcover version of ‘Sam Likes Jam’! Sam will be available on 9/1/2017 on Barnes and Noble.com! While I am ultimately very pleased with the final product, it was a long … Continue reading One Step Forward, Two Steps – Forward
Hi All, I hope you are enjoying your summer! My garden is in full swing, and our beach chairs are always ready to go. When I get a spare moment (Ha ha) I continue to work on the hardcover version of 'Sam Likes Jam'. I still don't have a release date yet. I am patiently … Continue reading Summer Updates!
Hey All, Aside from promoting my books, one of the reasons I am keeping this blog is to document the self-publishing (hopefully one-day traditional publishing) journey. I am still learning. I still have lots to learn, but rest assured everything I do learn, I will share with you. It is without further adieu I present to … Continue reading Missed Opportunity…