February 24, 2014
Sydney: Where My Publishing Dreams Become Reality
So, it looks like I’m off to Sydney in three days for my meet-and-greet with the publishers – how exciting! I feel like my ears are bleeding from all the legal advice I’ve received over the last month, but I’m now finally at a place where I’m comfortably knowledgeable about everything contract-wise… Which is awesome….
February 15, 2014
Starting A New Manuscript
There are two settings that my life seems tuned to: reading-mode and writing-mode. For me, there’s no in-between. I’m either reading, or I’m writing. I can’t do both – just like I can’t read two different books at once; I have to finish one before I start another. I’ve been holding tight to my reading-mode…
February 12, 2014
Road To Publishing: The Next Step
Good news, everyone! It looks like I’m almost ready for the next stage in my publishing journey! I’ve received the legal advice for my contract and I’ve been communicating back and forth (and back and forth… and back and forth… and back and–you get the point…) with the publisher. And honestly, I’m surprised they still want to sign…
February 05, 2014
What is writing ‘success’?
I was discussing the definition of ‘writing success’ with my best friend, Jodie, the other day and we found it to be an interesting topic. Even just the term ‘success’ is subjective – what I consider success to be isn’t necessarily what you consider it to be. And especially when it comes to writing – there…
February 01, 2014
New books!! Woohoo!!
There’s just something incredibly special about holding a paper-and-ink book in your hands. Don’t get me wrong – I love my Kindle. It’s so accessible and so convenient to have a new book at the click of a button. But there’s nothing in the world quite like the beauty of a paperback novel. And look!…
January 24, 2014
MY PUBLISHING CONTRACT ARRIVED!!!
The title of this post really says it all, but stay tuned for more info! The next step is that the publisher is going to fly me to meet their team and if we all like each other, then we’ll sign the paperwork and everything will be official! How exciting!!