I’ve been enjoying a week with my grandson, Oliver at my house. He’s three and a half and full of energy. I keep him busy all day at parks and playgroups and in the evening, I’m tired. It’s a good tired feeling. When we lost our daughter (and sister) Justine four and a half years… Read More Oliver and Me
I haven’t written much here lately and I feel a little guilty about that. I’m writing a novel and promoting my memoir Not My Story To Tell and the companion e-book JUSTINE. This takes up much of my time. I’m learning Instagram and taking an online workshop on Pinterest to market my books. I already… Read More Writing and Marketing
Not My Story To Tell has passed the nomination stage for this award. The winners will be announced August 21. I’ll keep you posted.
Here is the link
I got an exciting email yesterday from Claire Harris Perkins from Book Club Talk Radio Club. She said she’s writing a￼ self-help book for authors called How to Stand Out From the Crowd with your Book Marketing and would like to use my back page blurb as an example of how to attract readers. I… Read More My Blurb is Going to be Featured in a Book
I got a package in the mail from my union. As many of you know, I retired in October after working with the school board for thirty years. You can read more about how I combined my book launch with my retirement party here. I received this certificate with a monetary gift today.
A fellow blogger sent me a link to a magazine/blog that has many wonderful contributions from the bipolar community and professionals. I sure wish I’d had this information years ago, when I was trying to make sense of what Justine was going though. I’ve written two books on our experiences. You can get them on… Read More Great Resource to Learn About or Help People with Bipolar Disorder
The people who have already read my memoir, Not My Story To Tell know that many of my experiences raising a daughter who had mental health issues wasn’t easy or fun. It was scary and heartbreaking. That does not mean I became negative or angry, however. The opposite happened. I became more positive in order… Read More Positivity Attracts Positivity
I’ve heard that Instagram is an author’s best social media platform but I really didn’t understand how to use it properly. I took a couple of online workshops and now I really enjoy it. I use an app called Cava which makes the posts the appropriate size. It’s easy to use. Before After