It’s been a little over two years since I started seriously writing fiction. Sure, I’ve dabbled in it since I was a kid. I even filled out one of those black and white composition notebooks with the story of a girl facing the harshness of the Plague when I was ten. (I was a strange … Continue reading Five Agently Things I’ve Learned So Far
I began creating the website for my book today, and I know I shouldn’t speak too soon as I’ve only just started using it, but Dreamweaver is absolutely amazing. As I’ve mentioned in previous posts, I’m not the most tech-savvy person on the planet. But somehow, some way, Dreamweaver magically makes sense. I do have … Continue reading I Think I’ve Fallen In Love
So a good friend of mine named Linda Costello came across an article written by Emma Straub, a blogger who recently published her first book entitled Laura Lamont’s Life in Pictures. It turned out to be unexpectedly inspiring: On Being A Late Bloomer: Success Doesn’t Happen Overnight (I finally figured out how to do links!! … Continue reading Something Inspirational
So I’m just over a week in to my first ever NaNoWriMo challenge. It’s been going surprisingly smoothly so far- I’m actually a little ahead of my word count goal for the week 🙂 That being said, though, I’ve been basically living and breathing this book. Though I don’t mind that at all, I have … Continue reading NaNoWriMo Has Eaten My Life Away
adlibb3d.wordpress.com just nominated me for the Compassionate Communicator Award, my first blog award everrr!! So of course I’m super excited and honored. To be honest, I’d been having a pretty rough week. Logging into WordPress and seeing this awesome nomination helped sooo much, so thank you adlibb3d 🙂 ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Anyway, to accept the award, I’m … Continue reading So This Just Made Me Feel Much, Much Better 🙂
The Writer’s Digest West conference is happening this weekend 🙂 I’m composing a list of agents to sell my book to, printing out copies of my synopsis and memorizing my pitch, all of which is both super exciting and absolutely terrifying. I feel like over the past few months I’ve put so much hope into … Continue reading Eagerly Awaiting The Most Awesome Weekend Ever…
So I’ve noticed an interesting pattern ever since I started telling people about my book. Almost every time I’ve mentioned it, without fail, people go straight to “omg you should totally self publish! Have you tried Amazon??” It’s become so bad and I’ve repeated myself so many times now that I have a scripted response … Continue reading No, I Do Not Want To Self-Publish On Amazon. Thank You For Your Concern.