July 2nd... That's the day Out of Breath will be on your Kindles or in your hands! What's even better, you can Pre-Order it now!! In the meantime, I need to finish editing it... select the new cover... and then edit it some more. It's so close to being perfect. There's a lot to be done before July 2nd, but instead of drowning in the anxiety of that list, I AM SMILING! And you should be … [Read more...]
This Is It! Ready? Set. GO!!
Did you know who I was at this time last year? Most of you will say, "No." That answer alone will tell you how much 2012 has meant to me. Because now you're a part of my world, and I am so grateful you found me! Do you know who else I am grateful to have found me? Colleen Hoover. She sent me an email this past summer and basically said, "We should be friends." And guess what? We Are! And … [Read more...]
Make a Wish!
Out of Breath is now in the hands of my editor at Amazon Publishing. After months of writing, it truly came down to the last two weeks. I created a writing schedule. And... I didn't follow it. I couldn't do it. I cannot write on demand. I cannot produce based on a deadline. But I can write fueled by Dew and the natural adrenaline of panic so why wouldn't I look around for literary agents before … [Read more...]
Playing with the Big Kids
JUNE 2013!! I'm not going to torture you and make you read this entire blog for that single piece of information, so I might as well start with it. Don't be sad! There's no reason to groan! I'm not playing wiffle ball on the street of my neighborhood anymore. I'm in the "Bigs" now; with that comes a new set of rules, and we need to play nice! I loved being an Indie Author! … [Read more...]
All Good Things…
Missed me?! I'm sorry I haven't been around... I've had one of the most exciting summers of my life! I wish I could tell you all about it... and I will. But not quite yet. Let's just say ~ I'm a very happy author! How's Out of Breath coming along, you ask? It's at a very critical point. I'm excited by this story and how it challenges me emotionally during the creative process. I believe … [Read more...]
ODin’ on Dew!
So... how's your summer going? I'd really like to push the "pause" button on mine. It is slipping away waaay too quickly. Progress report: I've written the first quarter of the book (nearly 120 pages). Yes, I know. I really wanted to be further along as well. But considering I spent eight hours yesterday staring at my computer and went to bed with two paragraphs, I don't know what to tell you. … [Read more...]