So I self-published: What that journey was like

I self-published my first full-length novel,┬áHeritage Lost, Dec. 6, 2019. Technically, the paperback on Amazon went live in late November after I was overzealous with my clicking . . . oops. It has definitely been a learning experience that was a lot different from my experience of publishing short stories via KDP — for oneContinue reading “So I self-published: What that journey was like”

Chilling in Limbo

Once again, I kind of dropped off the radar. February was a tough month. I said goodbye to my beloved corgi, Gracie. I also had to undergo a series of medical tests and got, while not horrible, results that I really didn’t want, but with my family history, I knew constant monitoring would be aContinue reading “Chilling in Limbo”

Indie on a Budget: Cover Design

Being an indie author — if you want to do it right — is not cheap. For one thing, your work will need editing, formatting, and a cover. And don’t forget to consider a marketing budget, too! For a complete breakdown of potential costs, I highly recommend Lit Chic’s post, “You’ve Got to Spend MoneyContinue reading “Indie on a Budget: Cover Design”

The Quest for the Holy Something or Other

Today I’m sharing a dear friend’s recently published book — one of which I have had the privilege of being able to witness a small portion of its growth to its current state. Available in both paperback and ebook via Amazon and other booksellers, “The Quest for the Holy Something or Other” is a humorousContinue reading “The Quest for the Holy Something or Other”