The last few weeks have been a learning experience in so many ways. I tried as hard as I could to learn out how to create an ebook cover and a paperback cover, which I didn't do too bad at, except it ended up being in a format non-compatible with publishing. The task of typesetting … Continue reading Adventures In Publishing – Part 3
I've come to realize that until you have done something for the first time, it is never as simple as you think it will be. Self-publishing has become more complicated than I thought possible. Why? To be honest, part of this is due to the fact I am a recovering perfectionist. My first novel must … Continue reading Adventures In Publishing – Part 2
In my last blog post, I completed the line editing of my book manuscript and hired a professional proofreader to do the proofreading editing. After two marathon zoom calls, we finished the process, and I am extremely thankful for her input. I cannot stress strongly enough, how necessary it is to get another editor to … Continue reading Adventures In Publishing – Part 1
I can't believe it's December 10th and 2022 is winding down. So many setbacks this year have resulted in my goals being delayed. It's been a struggle, but I am committed to seeing them become a reality, so I plug away at my own speed, which often resembles that of a turtle. Such is my … Continue reading My Adventures In Editing – Part 5
Today was a strange day. I had many things on my to-do list, including this blog post. As I sat drinking my morning coffee, scrolling through Twitter, one headline stopped time and flashed me back into the 80s before a tear could fall. My teen years were lived out in the 80s, with high school … Continue reading Flashback To The 80s
Brooke Campbell on Unsplash I can’t believe it’s been two months since my last blog post. Time seems to change as we get older. That’s not exactly true, because it’s been subjective our entire lives. What am I talking about? Remember back to when you were a child… did time seem to pass in slow … Continue reading My Adventures In Editing – Part 4
This is my third installment sharing my experiences with editing my first novel manuscript.
I wrote this poem after a 2 week stay in a complex care facility. It's my way of processing my thoughts and emotions.
Photo by Ilya Pavlov on Unsplash Today is July 1st—the day we celebrate my nation's birthday. Canada is 155 years old, and while that is a relatively young country compared to those in europe, it is no less a milestone. Milestones are meant to marked and remembered, so it seemed to be the perfect day to announce the … Continue reading Milestones Must Be Marked!
Photo by Diana Schröder-Bode on Unsplash Do caterpillars have dreams or are they so consumed with the need to feed that they ignore what's buried deep within? Sometimes my mind ponders the strangest things. I find, in the midst of the pondering, God has hidden a treasure; a lesson or truth He wants me to find. I need … Continue reading Caterpillars Can’t See The Butterfly Within