So I’ve started religiously following book blogs. I didn’t expect this decision to make me this happy! I always thought that I knew just what I wanted out of a book, and where I would be able to find those books. Throughout my life, my process for finding the books I want to read has… Continue reading My New-Found Love for Book Bloggers
So I got my contract signed, my forms filled out, and everything else tidied away and put in the mail last week. The good folks at Clean Teen have them now, and I just get to look forward to scheduling a video chat with the ladies in charge. I think it’s pretty neat that my… Continue reading How Book Country Helped Me Land a Book Deal
Looking around as I attempt to establish myself as an author, I see a lot of people caught up in the dichotomy of, “To traditionally publish or not? That is the question.” Every corner of the literary internet has an opinion on whether self-publishing or traditional publishing is better, or who it is better for.… Continue reading Starting Small: Thinking Outside of Traditional and Self Publishing
I thought I would share a few of my favorite quotes from Travels with a Donkey, since I’ve been traveling and reading the pocket version my father gave me for my birthday. The Victorian Robert Louis Stevenson is one of my favorite authors from my favorite time periods, and I still think Dr. Jekyll and… Continue reading Travels with a Donkey: Wisdom from Robert Louis Stevenson
The question is not rhetorical. Unfortunately, this is not a nifty life-hacking, uber-crafty, household art kind of blog, and I would actually like to know if anyone has any ideas of what I can use all my old wine corks for. If you’re wondering why I have oodles of wine corks, you’re justified in your… Continue reading What Do I Do With Wine Corks?