I’ve been writing a novel for nearly a year. You can read more about that here. I’ve included a couple of excerpts here and here. I’m up to over 42 000 words but I was struggling with naming the book. My working title was a uninspiring “A Home For Peggy.” After writing down dozens of… Read More I’ve Finally Chosen a Title for my Novel
I admit I’ve been posting sporadically here, and mainly photographs. I’ve been busy writing my novel, yet to be named. The working title is A Home For Peggy. I wrote a little bit about it here. I’d like ideas for a title. I’m 20 000 words into it, and feel I’ve accomplished so much, yet… Read More Did I Mention I’m Writing a Novel?
I haven’t had time to write lately, as my mother broke her foot and I’ve been helping her. My mind has been on a title for my novel. It’s about a girl in the 1940’s who realizes her father isn’t who she thinks he is. It’s reminiscent of A Tree Grows in Brooklyn, a favourite… Read More Homes and Dreams
I’ve mentioned that I’ve wanted to write a companion book to Not My Story To Tell. You can read more about that here. My memoir about my daughter, Justine’s life has drawn rave reviews. You can read a few here but some readers said they didn’t want it to end. They said it was too… Read More FREE Book Coming Soon!
I’m being interviewed on Book Talk Radio Club Tuesday, January 9, at 5:00 p.m. EST. This interview is the first of three that I won. You can learn more about that here. I’ve been a member of Claire Harris Perkin’s Facebook Club and have been in contact with her via email. She sent me the… Read More Tomorrow is My First Live Interview
One of my readers mentioned Wattpad yesterday. I’ve published two short stories there. Have you heard of it? It’s an easy way of testing the waters in self-publishing. I have to admit I haven’t spent much time learning how to get followers, even though I’ve followed others. Here are the stories I published there. It’s… Read More Wattpad
I have had an extremely busy first month of retirement. So many things to do, people to see, and books to deliver. My book Not My Story To Tell didn’t arrive on time for my book launch so I hand delivered hundreds of books. I’ve also been working hard marketing the book and have 9… Read More Did You Reach Your NaNoWritMo Goal?
I’ve been learning about how to effectively market my book, Not My Story To Tell. There’s so much to learn and implement after the writing process is done. One suggestion is to offer a companion book to be included with your book. It can be a smaller book with a few chapters, a photo book,… Read More My Companion Book
I’m so thrilled to have my book cover competed. Create Space did the back cover blurb and it’s perfect. I really like the unicorn impression on the back cover too.
I’ve set the date for my book launch. I’m combining it with my retirement as an Educational Assistant. The date is Thursday, October 26th. I’m hoping to have it ready on time for pre-orders. This is a real party and everyone is welcome to attend. There will be paperback copies available for $4.99. I realize… Read More You’re Invited!