This post comes at the request of Melissa of ZeroSpace, who wanted to about the how my writing journey began and how I got to where I am now. Before I started blogging in 2017, I didn’t spend a lot of time online, and I wasn't into social media at all. I really had no… Continue reading My Writing and Self-Publishing Journey
In February, 2020, I published my third book, Managing the Depression Puzzle. It followed pretty rapid fire after Psych Meds Made Simple in Feb/19 and then Making Sense of Psychiatric Diagnosis in Sept/19. The timing wasn't great for my latest book, coming out shortly before the COVID train plowed over everything. It didn't manage to… Continue reading 2020 Year in Review: Books
Switching Positions: Love in the Time of Politics is a novel by Paula Light, who you may know from her blog Light Motifs II. The book takes a firmly tongue-in-cheek look at the American political landscape. Mia and Chad pursue love across party lines after meeting at a Pete Buttigieg fundraiser in a wine cave. … Continue reading Book Review: Switching Positions
We Hide What We Hate About Ourselves is written by Melody Finch, who blogs as Caramel (Learner at Love). This is the first book of her Learner at Love series, which she initially published in serial form on her blog. The novel features protagonist Annabelle Riley as well as several significant men in her life. … Continue reading Book Review: We Hide What We Hate About Ourselves
I've seen other bloggers working on or publishing memoirs, and I decided a little while back that I wanted to do the same. I even started working on writing it. Except I've started wondering if I should reconsider. There's a lot of work that would be involved in writing, publishing, and promoting a book. But… Continue reading Memoirs: To Write or Not to Write?
Behold Her Majestic Fog is written by my dear blogging friend Meg Kimball. I knew going in that this was a young adult novel in the "campy horror" genre, but I wasn't sure what that actually meant. Well, now I know. The novel takes place during a church lock-in, which involves some teenagers having an overnighter… Continue reading Book review: Behold Her Majestic Fog
I did quite a bit of research on this topic for my book that came out last week, and I've seen several bloggers mention that they're also contemplating doing books at some point, so I thought I would share some of the self-publishing basics that I've learned. I'm by no means an expert, but I've… Continue reading The Blogger’s Guide to Self-Publishing Basics