Showing posts from October, 2012

IT'S A BOOK!!!!!

Every journey consists of heartbreak, hard work, stumbles, and a finish. Today, I finished my journey for my book, Softly Say Goodbye. You can get your copy through the buy links below:

I hope you enjoy this book as much as I enjoyed writing it!

Countdown to Publication - or - Chewing my fingernails to nubs!

UPDATED: Frankenstorm won't bring me down. It may be cold and cloudy outside with a hint of rain, but ...

Later today, October 28, 2012, brings HUGE news. Stand by!

I must say this last year has been new experience after new experience. I had no idea what signing a book contract meant when I affixed my name to one, but I've learned. First, there was sitting down and figuring out things like the back cover blurb (oh, the author does this – I never knew!). Then came the input for the cover art (and here I thought all along the artist used either the synopsis or back cover blurb for this!). Then it was time to sit back and wait for the editor to contact me, to begin the process of getting my book ready for publication.
Well, I'm no stranger to hurry up and wait. Eleven years in the Air Force taught me the military is a master at this art. So, I decided, a week into last November, to go ahead and do NaNoWriMo. To my amazement, I finished NaNo with another contemporary teen book I&…