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 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!!

January 23, 2014

The art of waiting patiently (a.k.a. rocking in a corner)

It’s Thursday and I’m still waiting on my publishing contract to arrive. I don’t think I’ve slept a wink this week! But I’m not completely hyperventilating (just yet) because I did receive an email on Tuesday which told me that after I receive the contract, they’re going to fly me to their base of operations…