One of the most inspiring posts I see on my many author forums is when someone takes the time to share their story. Each Friday, I'm going to feature a different indie author to help inspire all of you!
Hello fellow Indies! Welcome to my brand new site. As some of you read in my last post, I've decided to shift focus away from writing for children, to writing for indie authors! I'm happy to report that my book, Self-Publishing Your Books: A Beginner's Resource Guide will be available very soon. As of yesterday … Continue reading Self-Publishing Pitfalls and How to Avoid Them
My latest book 'Go Play' is available on Amazon! I'm working right now to make it available for Kindle. 'Go Play' encourages children to explore nature. In these tough times, (when exploring nature is just about all they can do outside) children will become excited to explore the world that just right out their front … Continue reading In Case You Missed It…
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!