Part of the modern copyright process is scouring the internet's vast archives to see if the work has been plagiarized. Now my memoir is obviously my own material being the life I lived myself lol but to expedite my publishing process I decided it was … Continue reading Archives and Rights
I know I said I wasn't going to promote my book here... and I'm still technically not by editing out the identifying information, but this beautiful review just overwhelmed me and I had to share it. I met the reviewer on Instagram. She found me … Continue reading See it in the Stars
I did it. I took the plunge and really started marketing my book in addition to sending it off to a small publishing house for review. (Which is the main reason it's been so quiet around here. Aside from the general WTFery of current events … Continue reading The Hustle
There has been a lot going on in the world recently. A lot that I feel I should have an opinion on and should be writing about, but I can't. I can't find the words because I've been rendered speechless by the circus that is … Continue reading Speechless
For the past several years I've really been struggling with an overwhelming depressive spell around my birthday. This year I've decided to tackle it head on. I am bound and determined to figure out why in the royal eff the week of my birthday makes … Continue reading Dip, Drive, Depression
Just as I began to compile a list of things I'd like to include in my second book... my computer crashed. MacBooks are sturdy beasts, but nothing can withstand multiple drops and getting tossed across the room by a toddler in the middle of a … Continue reading So It Goes
It's official! My book has been accepted, and now I am legitimately competing for a U.K. book deal! The requirements weren't exceptionally stringent, but I'm still excited and honored to be chosen. I'm one of 839 right now and considering how many thousands of books … Continue reading Accepted!!
Slightly on a whim, Hubs and I trekked out to the East Coast to attend our niece's high school graduation ceremony this past weekend. At first we weren't going to travel out with the rest of the family because it was quite a trek and … Continue reading East Coast Adventures
Literally hours after my post about passing on the opportunity to go to New York and pitch my book, I got an email. In said email were instructions to submit my book to a contest held by publishing houses in Europe, with the chance to … Continue reading Cheerio Than!
So... I've decided against going to New York to pitch my book. Not because I don't think I have a good chance to get picked up, or because I don't think my material is worthy of undertaking such an opportunity. I'm just a rebel who … Continue reading Always a Rebel