Make Mine Bold

A writer's journey through life, creation, publishing, and more

My Nanowrimo effort fell off the radar early on in November. The truth is things became so busy that I didn’t have much time to write at all. However, the month was hugely productive nonetheless. It turned out that the bakery business part of my creative endeavors had an opportunity that we couldn’t pass up. …

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I’ve been more MIA than I intended to be in the past month. Why? Well, it was all to bring us to the announcement I have to make today. Whoever said writing a book wasn’t a hard job was lying. When you are an independent author, you wear too many hats to count. But now …

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We’re finally here! The week where everything starts for me. It is surreal to me that so many things have begun to fall into place after years of working toward it. Yet, that is exactly what is happening. I could not be more excited about this or the fact that I get to share it with …

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Where do I begin? Maybe with Happy Easter! To those of you who celebrate the holiday, like myself, may you find peace with the season and remember the reason for it. This year is a bit odd for me as it feels like I am personally going through a bit of a period of rebirth …

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I have been firmly planted in the writing hot seat this week. I’ve been toiling away with final edits, proofs, and yes, even publication. Can you hear the gasp going on behind the screen here? Seriously though, I realized that I haven’t released any new fiction in years. For an author who wants to build …

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It has been a trying week for me. The rain that has been stalled over the area where I live has made the usual routine hard to stick with. We had some sun on Monday; which was a good thing. Of course we’re back to the overcast and stormy weather through Thursday. That makes for …

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Being a writer has perks. Yes, it is a pretty solitary existence. We spend most of our time alone with a screen and a keyboard for company. However, there are the rare occasions when we get to step out and really enjoy the spotlight. For me, I have always enjoyed the process surrounding a book …

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