I had a lovely revelation today. I was listening to a new favorite publishing podcast (The Self Publishing Formula with Mark Dawson, look it up if you’re in the industry)*. Anyway, I was listening to this podcast and the host, who is a pretty successful indie publisher mentioned in passing
I got the most delightful set of texts from one of my pre-readers. It really made my day and encouraged me to continue pushing ahead with getting marketing set up and really ‘launching’ this book instead of just listing it on Amazon and letting it go. well, to preface, I
For the last year – perhaps even two – I’ve had this frustrated feeling that I’m spending so much time editing my book and revising and doing work on the business of writing, but not actually writing (like setting up a webpage, and getting my book cover made etc etc).
I’m finding it hard to hold onto ideas. I feel like I’m running a study on sleep deprivation. There are few times in ones life when we get to try something completely new for … say a few months… something you might not voluntarily walk into, but which changes your
I just sent out my very ARC to my very first group of pre-readers. For those of you not in the know, (I didn’t know the acronym until a couple months ago myself), thats the ‘Advance Reader Copy’ writers and publishers send out to pre-readers before the book is officially
Today was a very special day. After years of work, I received my very first printed proof of my book. There are all kinds of cliché phrases that fit perfectly right here — which goes to show how universal our journeys are. but, to use a few, ‘this has been