That’s right, the prints for the giveaway finally arrived! Or, I should say, the print, because the second one is for me! Hah! If you don’t know which giveaway I’m talking about, check out this post for the full details! The print depicted above is my copy, the winner’s copy is still all safely wrapped in bubblewrap! The bookmarks also arrived Continue reading Giveaway – 4 Days Left! – Prints and Bookmarks are Here!
That’s right, NaNo is here! Day 3, in fact. How did that happen? Quick, belated blog post today. Last week I: Prepped, successfully for NaNo! Started NaNo! I met my goal on Day 1 and 2 and it’s looking good for Day 3, so here’s to a good month. Posted about currents for Worldbuilding Wednesday! Finished the Blog Ahead challenge Continue reading Twice Fortnightly – Bye Blog Ahead, Hello NaNo!
It’s giveaway time! To brighten up this grey November, I’m going to be giving away printed copies of my debut novella, Going Home, some book swag and an exclusive piece of art, commissioned just for this giveaway! Cool, no? For any readers who are unfamiliar with it, Going Home is a family drama in a dystopian setting and deals with childhood Continue reading Giveaway – Paperback of Going Home + Original Artwork + Bonus!
That’s right, they’re here!! Behold! Aren’t they pretty? Potato-quality photo aside, I’m really happy with the quality! The books arriving was just one aspect to a really good week. I had some good personal news, got some great progress with some life my projects and enjoyed quality time with my boyfriend, my parents and my bestie and her (hilarious) 18 Continue reading Twice Fortnightly – Let There Be Paperbacks!
That’s right! I’ve reviewed my proof copies and deemed them correct, so my books are now buyable in print. Currently they are only available in the CreateSpace eStore (Going Home and Dress Rehearsal Rag) but they should become available on Amazon and elsewhere within the next few days. Very exciting! I’m keeping the proof copies as my own copies, and it Continue reading Twice Fortnightly – Paperbacks now available!
So, today I went back to my day job. I was ambivalent about it, but now that I’m back it mostly feels good. I’ve missed my colleagues! The only real bummer is it leaves less time for my creative work. With that in mind, I’ve revised my “productivity block” system to get a little more out of the days (two Continue reading Twice Fortnightly – Back to Work
That’s right guys, it’s crunch time! Edits are going well, if a bit more slowly than I’d like. This week I have: Did my daily writing, which mostly consisted of editing Dress Rehearsal Rag. It needs to be run through twice more or so, but it’s starting to get there! Just a few more kinks to iron out. Got my cover shot Continue reading Twice Fortnightly – Crunch Time!
As promised, here’s an excerpt from Dress Rehearsal Rag: Later that night, the dining room was bustling with it’s usual activity. A bowl of potato salad, Joe’s special and very appreciated recipe, was being passed around. They were all there except for Miranda who was working late that day and was expected to return at any moment. Charlie had ridden home Continue reading Dress Rehearsal Rag – Excerpt #1
That’s right guys, it’s time for my first ever giveaway! Or actually giveaways, in plural, because there are two. Exciting! To celebrate the upcoming release of Dress Rehearsal Rag I’m giving away two digital copies of it, and two digital copies of Going Home, the book that came before it. If you aren’t familiar with Going Home yet, check out it’s Goodread’s page. Dress Rehearsal Rag Continue reading Giveaway! – Digital Copies of Going Home and Dress Rehearsal Rag
I had a lovely realization recently. It was this: in my company account I have a few hundred dollars, money I’ve earned on my freelance translations. I am perfectly allowed to use that money to reinvest in my business by spending it on things relation to my writing (since that is, after all, part of my business). It could even Continue reading Twice Fortnightly – Riveting Realizations