Path to Publication: Acknowledgments

Writing my acknowledgments was a part of the publishing process I was equally excited about and dreading. It's so much pressure! What if I forgot someone? What if I called out one person specifically and someone else took offense? The acknowledgments were my chance to give thanks to all of the people that helped me … Continue reading Path to Publication: Acknowledgments

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

My book comes out this year!

The transition to a new decade is a big deal. And we welcomed 2020 in style; sipping champagne in our hotel room in Mexico while the kids slept and fireworks we couldn't see boomed from down the beach. It was truly special. In all seriousness though, the best part of welcoming this particular new year … Continue reading My book comes out this year!

This. Is. Happening.

My debut novel is going...to...be...PUBLISHED! I am so very excited that CAN'T TAKE IT BACK has found a home at Audible and will be released as an Audible Original in 2020! The past few months of negotiation and discussion have been nerve-wracking, to say the least, but now that the ink is dry on the … Continue reading This. Is. Happening.

Committing to the Process: NaNoWriMo 2017

After focusing so much on my completed novel - After the Break - during SiWC and the weeks leading up to it I wasn't sure I was going to be mentally ready to write a new book during NaNoWriMo. I had the novel roughly sketched out in my head and had written some introductory paragraphs … Continue reading Committing to the Process: NaNoWriMo 2017