• Writing,  Writing Wednesday

    Adventures in Self-Pubbing: Opening Up Shop

    Happy Writing Wednesday! Many years ago, when I first started blogging, I did all sorts of posts on actual writing technique aimed at newbie writers.  This time around, I will leave that to the experts, though I will probably do a round-up of my favorite craft books at some point and maybe occasionally offer public floggingscritiques, if there’s interest.  The writing posts for this blog will be more about my steps/journey into the indie publishing world and my take on the writing “lifestyle.” So…I published my first book.  I equate this to setting up a virtual “shop” on the web.  I have a storefront (my Amazon author page), I have…

  • Real Life,  Writing

    PUSH HARD! But be gentle…

    I didn’t intend to write another post about goals, but the Universe has sort of bopped me over the head with a certain message the past week and I thought it was worth sharing. The first hint was when I missed my scheduled blog post on Monday. I have a plan to post at least twice a week in one of the following categories: Magic Monday, Writing Wednesday, or Fiction Friday (with whatever else I’m inspired to blog about on other days).  So this is my WW post.  I’ll bring it back around to writing (sort of).   With it being the first full week of January, I was also going after…