Well, the learning curve continues to grow with my “published author” status. I’ve been mum on this for a while, honestly because I was a bit embarrassed about it.
But, I might as well confess: I’m revising and re-publishing The Warden of Everfeld: Memento.
Continue reading Another 3 Things I’ve Learned from Publishing My First Novel
Can I confess something to you guys?
I’m officially Concerned about publishing my book, and it is due to something that is out of my control.
Which I think makes this worse… Continue reading Friday Publishing-Day: Rainy Days
This has been a pretty good week. I had started to review my book designer’s sample manuscript over the weekend, but didn’t get too far. Continue reading Friday Publishing-Day: The Deep Breath
My read-through of Manuscript: Charlie is complete. 134,502 words read and marked in one week.
I honestly was not sure I could complete it at all, but I did! And now I have the entire weekend to implement some edits. Continue reading Friday Publishing-Day: Final Edits!
This week flew by pretty quickly, and I can’t quite pinpoint what has occupied my time and thoughts.
I’ve been productive overall, so that’s good news. Aaaand the novel beyond the manuscript is starting to take shape. Freakin’ awesome. Continue reading Friday Publishing-Day: Taking Shape
Welcome to a new edition of Friday… Day! As you might have heard earlier this week, I’m in need of a change-up. This series will officially focus on my publishing efforts, even though that’s essentially what I’ve been trying to do for weeks.
On to the updates! Continue reading Friday Publish-Day: A New Deadline
I realized this week that I don’t have a nicely illustrated map of my fantasy world.
For anyone familiar with fantasy novels, having a beautiful map for the reader to reference as they journey through this fictional world is, like, where 60% of the enjoyment of fantasy stories comes from. Continue reading Friday Write-Day: I Need A Map!
Do you remember being on long road trips as a kid? If you were like me, you probably didn’t sleep much in cars, so you’d stare out the window for hours on end, letting your mind wander.
And every now and then, you’d look at the clock and try to estimate how much longer you had to entertain yourself in the back row of a minivan. You’d be so anxious just to get there that by the time you actually arrived at your destination, brought your bags full of toys inside, and sat down to rest, you just… didn’t know what to do with yourself.
That’s kind of where I’m at right now. Continue reading Friday Write-Day: Anxious to Get… Somewhere!
Aaaannnddd the third draft of The Warden of Everfeld: Memento is…..
Not quite complete. Surprise! Good things are on the way, however. Continue reading Friday Write Day: Finishing Touches
I am still adjusting to the fact that I do not have to be churning out sections and chapters every free moment that I have. My book is not ready for publication.
However, with the second draft complete and waiting to be edited by someone far more objective than me, I now have time to focus on all of the other aspects of publication. Continue reading So, I’ve Written A Book… Now What?