I want to be honest about my writing journey because it's part of the entire picture and has definitely been influenced by my depression. I also don't want to pretend and leave out parts of the story as it really defeats the purpose. And really if you go back far enough in my blog posts … Continue reading What kept me from properly launching my book?
I have two book edits left to do and I can’t manage to force myself to do them. As I previously mentioned, there’s been some ongoing family drama that’s really brought me down. I’ve been really struggling with it and it’s been a challenging time. But things are looking up on the horizon and I … Continue reading Self-Publishing Update
Coming around edit number five, I am realizing one important thing. My novel will never be perfect. Ever. Good maybe but never perfect. Even if I think it's perfect, other people won't (actually I can guarantee loads of people will hate it). And I hardly doubt at the end of this I'll be dancing around … Continue reading No Such Thing as Perfect
A clue for tomorrow's big reveal of A Hidden Life's official cover art! Cannot wait to share it with you.
I feel like I'm at confessional! You see I'm having a bit of a meta-cognizant moment here. I've written a book inspired by my mental illness and here I am having a rocky patch with it during this time. I guess it was bound to happen. All the stress and planning that this is taking … Continue reading What to do when you’re writing a book inspired by your mental illness and you’re having issues coping
I know I spent at least 5 bucks a pop each visit but I still have to take a second to thank my local Starbucks for always giving me a safe, warm and delicious abode to write, evening after evening. I love cataloging my journey, especially in collages. Happy Friday! More to come.
At 27 I've tackled various projects, both personal and professional, and gone through one major change in career paths. And let me tell you I've been stressed and down in the dumps for one reason or another more than once during this time. But with A Hidden Life something's different. I'm not stressed. I do … Continue reading An Unsuspected Calm