Self-Publishing Category

What’s Happening Next

So as most of you know, Lift is now available as a Kindle pre-order, and the soft cover ARCs are in my hands. Three have been sent out to others. One will go to someone who will review it for our local paper, and one is staying right here with me. So what comes next? […]

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Pre-order is Live!

Hey everyone, Lift is now available as an ebook for pre-order on Amazon! Once we proof the ARCs, which will arrive this week, we will have the print book up for pre-order, too. Check back for more news!

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Goodreads and Other News

I am officially a Goodreads author now, which had been one of my goals for quite a while now. It’s fun logging in and seeing the stylized “G” that denotes a Goodreads author. I have answered the standard questions that the website asks about writing; if you would like to ask something, please do. I […]

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COVER ART

I have cover art!! So exciting! K. R. Conway, of Wicked Whale Press, is doing all the book design. There are beautiful illustrations inside Lift as well. Lift will debut soon, in trade paperback and ebook form. Please check back for more information.

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NEWSFLASH

Lift is done with revisions! It has officially gone to the publisher to be formatted into both trade paperback and e-book forms! Thank you to my wonderful editor, Kat Szmit, of One Wicked Wordsmith – you rock! K. R. Conway of Wicked Whale Publishing is working on the cover art and the book formatting now. […]

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Lift Off!

So just a quick announcement: Lift has been completely edited, and emailed to my publisher. After she reads it, I may have to make some more edits, but even so – Lift has left the desk! It has been a huge undertaking.  Writing a book is largely a lonely endeavor. It’s just you, some notes, […]

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The Author Life…or Something Like That

It’s beautiful outside today. It’s 71 degrees (according to my weather app on my Android), and there’s a breeze playing through the trees outside my window. The trees are starting to change, finally. With all the rain and wind we got here in west Michigan last week, I wasn’t sure there’d be any leaves left. […]

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Continuing to Learn 

My niece and I are attending the 2017 Breathe Conference tomorrow, October 6. It will be our first time there, and our first time going to a conference together. We’re excited, a little nervous, and ready to learn.  It will be interesting to be with so many other writers. Writing is a solitary action. Most […]

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Welcome to Author Life

It’s official, folks: I have signed my first book contract. I signed with Wicked Whale Publishing, and it’s amazing owner, K. R. Conway. I found Ms. Conway through the website, Netgalley, when I was given an ARC of the first book in her series, Undertow. After devouring the YA fantasy in a few days, I put my […]

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