Wins and Fails: Release Week
This week has been amazing, crazy, busy, emotional, and...did I say busy? On Tuesday morning, I woke up as a published author. This whole process reminds me of my wedding. One week before we said "I do," our officiant suffered a heart attack. We didn't order a tent for our outdoor ceremony and the forecast called for rain. I "ugly cried" so loud down the aisle that people wondered if I was being forced into an arranged marriage. And, the DJ played the wrong song to announce u
10 Facts About The Goodbyes - Trivia Edition
It's time for some spoiler-free trivia! Here are ten things you may not know about The Goodbyes! 1. I wrote the first draft of this book for NaNoWriMo, 2014 (National Novel Writing Month). 2. On November 30th, I was over 10,000 words short of a completed manuscript, so I sat at Panera for eight hours to finish the book. 3. Sixteen agents rejected the full manuscript. I was one week away from self-publishing on CreateSpace, but I pitched the idea on #Pit2Pub (a Twitter pitchin
My Last Night as an Unpublished Author
A special video commemorating my "glamorous" last night as an unpublished author. Yes, this is the best thumbnail YouTube offered. So, thanks for that, YouTube.