Author, Books, Writing

Editing Expectations

In this past year, I've made some unlikely observations and learned a few lessons I wasn't expecting to learn. I'll probably save the random observations for another post, but I'd like to share one of the situations I found myself in recently. As I've stated before, I hired an editor for my book. I was… Continue reading Editing Expectations

Author, Writing

Blurb’s the Word

While I'm waiting for my first draft to come back from the editor, I've been trying to keep myself busy by focusing on the various other aspects I know I'm going to need to have done before I publish. This includes writing the blurb that I'll have posted on my book's product page. I also… Continue reading Blurb’s the Word

Author, Books, Creativity, Life, Reading, Writing

So Much More Than Writing a Book

During the year I was saving money to quit my job and make the leap towards becoming an author, I did a lot of research. I read articles upon articles, endless blog posts, and I got in touch with some of my favorite authors and asked them for advice. Overall, I tried to be as… Continue reading So Much More Than Writing a Book

Adventure, Author, Books, Creativity, Life, Reading, Stories, Writing

A New Adventure

I feel like I should start off with a little introduction post of sorts and explain how I find myself in the middle of one of the biggest adventures of my life. Up until last year I was a stockbroker. Growing up as a child, I never thought I'd be able to say I was a… Continue reading A New Adventure