Writing Recaps

September Recap

It’s so weird to be writing a recap for September, I feel like it just began. Here’s what happened – in case you’ve missed anything! Phi Alpha Pi The audiobook is out! I’m so excited about this. After months of working with the narrator, Libby, we were both happy with the final product and peopleRead more

Phi Alpha Pi Launch Party Recap

Last year, when Modern Persuasion came out, I considered having a release party. There was one reason I decided against it, the fear that nobody would come. It’s weird anxiety based on my experience promoting library events that nobody comes to, my sense of how small my group of people seemed in comparison to peopleRead more

Blog News

May Monthly Review – What A Difference A Year Makes

May, as I expected was a crazy month. I started outlining this entry as I sat looking at my writer’s bible, trying to decide what I needed to do next. I looked at each task, checked off on my to-do list, and realized it was time to focus on Kraulaak and Missing Auggie. So, here’sRead more

February Re-Cap and Looking Toward March

I am moving these monthly recap posts to an end-of-the-month stand-alone post. First, here is what I said I would read in February: Holes– Done! The Aeneid – Done! Smile – Done! Dreaming in Cuban – Done! Blanche on the Lam – moving to remainder’s list.  I started it, but didn’t finish. What of that remainders list: The MartianRead more

Book Lust Challenge 2015 review

It was a good year for me and my Book Lust Challenge.  With about 125 books read this past year, 20% of them were listed in Book Lust.  Here are the titles: Zenzele: A Letter for My Daughter Full Tilt: Ireland to India with a Bicycle Flying Colours Salt: A World History The Bridegroom: StoriesRead more