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
There are very few times in my day where I can just clear my head and think things through. Even if I am not with my kids, I am thinking about how to plan my day, what I need to do for work, what the kids have going on that day, ideas for my books, … Continue reading Lightbulb moment: I’ve been going about this all wrong.
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…
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 you … Continue reading Missed Opportunity…