Q&A with Ashley Sands

The writing community is a truly amazing and wonderful group of supportive, encouraging people that bond over shared experiences and emotions. It is also a community that is often broken down into many smaller subsets such as genre, format, launch date and publisher. As a fellow Audible Original author, Ashley Sands is not only my … Continue reading Q&A with Ashley Sands

Today I Became a Published Author

Last night, my husband and I stayed up until midnight, watching the countdown on my Instagram Stories tick off the seconds until a lifelong dream came true. At 12:00:01 we both cheered (quietly as the kids were sleeping) and I refreshed the page on Audible where my debut novel switched from "Coming Soon" to "New … Continue reading Today I Became a Published Author

Path to Publication: First Listen

Admittedly my path to publication has been slightly different given that my book is coming out exclusively as an Audible Original audiobook. While some of the steps have been the same there have been some that are very distinctly audio-only. One of those is the first listen. I would equate this to the unboxing of … Continue reading Path to Publication: First Listen

Q&A with Alex Kiester

When I learned that my debut novel was going to be released as an Audible Original audiobook, one of the first things I did was search for other authors that had taken the same path to publication. My search led me to the lovely Alex Kiester. Alex's debut novel—a fantastic and twisty thriller called In … Continue reading Q&A with Alex Kiester

Path to Publication: Editing & Revising

While in the process of writing my novel, I'd heard it said that writing the book was only half the battle. Of course, I hoped I'd learn this was not true but sadly—as any writer can attest—it's not only true but possibly a gross understatement. Typing THE END on a manuscript is an incredible moment. … Continue reading Path to Publication: Editing & Revising