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Happy Birthday Bookclub of One!

It’s hard to believe, but I have been blogging here for 2 years. Starting the blog was a big step forward in my life. I was just coming out of a tough place professionally. I had taken control of my career again and started re-focusing on what the second half of my life would beRead more

Cover Reveal Participants Wanted!

We are looking for some amazing bloggers again to participate in an upcoming cover reveal. It’s for the upcoming poetry collection, Cupping Water by John Falconer. The date for the cover reveal is on April 5, 2017. Join now! Send us an email to royaljamespublishing@gmail.com or click here to join our blog tour email list. Thanks!Read more

Setting My Goals for 2017

Setting My Goals for 2017

There is a lot that is going to happen in 2017.  At the center of all of it is the publication of Modern Persuasion.  I have already been neck deep in the process of getting ready for the publication, but everything is going to change once it’s published.  Because of bullet journaling, I have beenRead more

My Newest Obsession: Bullet Journals

The Blog’s Bullet Journal

As much as my daily bullet journal has been amazingly helpful, I realized I needed one just for the… well, mostly the blog.  It’s more than this blog though, it’s everything I am managing outside of work and life.  It is the writing, the publishing, the promotion, and everything else that could come after that.Read more

November is Over, What About December?

November is over!  Well, in about 12 hours… Twelve long hours in what may be a pretty crummy month.  Does this mean December will be super awesome?  Nope!  It just means it will be December and time remains a social construct! In a few hours we will know the final results of my 2016 NaNoWriMoRead more

NaNoWriMo and Writing: Writing Every Day

I think the one advice almost every author has given is that you need to write every day.  The idea, from the way I understand it, is that by writing every day we make progress and move forward.  It is making writing a habit and routine rather than another obligation we need to find timeRead more

Recollection Wednesday: Ch-ch-ch-changes!

Recollection Wednesday is the day I look back and where I have been as a reader, writer, knitter, person, etc.  Typically it will be connected to a book I have read in the past.  By past I mean, not this week.  This is still not a book review, but like with many book clubs, theRead more