I’m rich beyond measure, because I get up everyday and get to do what I love. And somehow I don’t starve in the process. Between my books, blogs, and speaking gigs, I cobble together lunch money and then some.
I haven’t blogged in a while because I’ve been hunkered down finishing my new book, THE MEMOIR MIDWIFE, Nine Steps to Self-Publishing Your Book, a very simple, yet straight forward, explanation of how to self-publish a book. It literally lists the steps of self-publishing, and includes a checklist at the end of each step so […]
Believe nothing, no matter where you read it, Or who has said it, Not even if I have said it, Unless it agrees with your own reason, And your own common sense. –Buddha Creativity. If you’re cursed with it it’s the thing that motivates you to get up in the morning, but then bitch-slaps you […]
Writers are a special breed. They’re often the ones quietly sitting off in a corner by themselves at a party, but ironically they’re the ones you would want to engage in conversation. They usually add intellectual Technicolor to a discussion, because in most cases they’ve spent a lifetime crafting a spectacularly vivid point of view […]
I’m working on self-publishing another book. This isn’t as impressive as it might sound because I ALWAYS have at least one book in the works. But the trick isn’t necessarily writing a manuscript that you hope will one day be published into a book. The trick is to get a book published. A manuscript is […]
I’m the first to admit everyone makes mistakes. Even me. Okay, especially me. But nothing prepared me for the online confusion that surrounded my big news last week. A week ago Monday (on April 10) my book Confessions of a Band Geek Mom got a great review by Publishers Weekly. And by the way (quick […]