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
It’s been one year, four months and thirteen days since he broke it off and I’m still reeling. Not on the bedroom floor crying (anymore) – thank God – just obsessively thinking about him and his new girlfriend/lady in his life (I’m not sure what she really is and I’m too scared to ask). To … Continue reading A Jilted Bride Update
I can't even type "I am not my accomplishments" without cringing a little bit. But clearly from my past blog posts I have an issue. An issue with raising the bar higher and higher for myself and for comparing my success to others. It's gotten out of control. This is going to sound ridiculous but … Continue reading I am Not My Accomplishments
Wow. So it's been a while. About 3 months to be more exact. Here's a short recap: In October, I printed/ordered books with Amazon CreateSpace with the intention of selling to friends and sending to local media. However after printing (and having friends read it) I realized there were mistakes. Yeah I know. How could … Continue reading Don’t call it a comeback: 2015 Update, Depression & My Book
A good friend of mine was over today and we chatted about how far we had come since childhood. Her, shortly, to become a lawyer, and myself...an author? I laughed at the notion and avoided saying it aloud when she asked me to.So I beg the question. What makes you an author in 2014? I … Continue reading When can I call myself an Author?
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've been doubting this project lately, maybe because I've had a bit of down time as my editor takes a look but I have to remember why I set out on this journey in the first place and why I believed in this project. There's still lots to do! Three more months until the #January … Continue reading Quick Friday Update
I've recently taken a break from all things A Hidden Life for a few days except for maybe Twitter and behind the scenes PR stuff which leaves writing, editing and blogging really. I am back on top of the blogging though! Editing however, I am on a hiatus until September. It's been extremely difficult resisting … Continue reading Updates & Stuff