Hi Everyone, Still waiting for my final book proof. According to tracking, it should arrive by Wednesday. If it arrives on time, it will take me a few days to go through it to make sure there are no formatting issues. The Legend of Nariko: The Goddess Prophecy should be published by the end of … Continue reading Book Publishing Post later this week
Hi Everyone!Happy New Year! Great news! My book proof came in late last week and I’m currently going through page by page to make sure there isn’t any formatting issues. There was, unfortunately, an issue with the image formatting for the symbol on the title page. I had to take some time to correct the … Continue reading Book proof came in, looking good to publish!
Hello everyone, While this has been a frustrating wait for the final book proof to arrive, I do have to acknowledge several things. The first being that this is the Christmas season and to expect my final book print to take precedence over the thousands of gifts shipping out for the holidays is a rather … Continue reading Book Proof still has not arrived
Hi everyone, I wish I had better news but I am still waiting for the final book proof to arrive before publishing The Legend of Nariko: The Goddess Prophecy. If I understand correctly, it should be arriving later this week. As soon as I get it and verify that everything is good, I will make … Continue reading Delayed Book Publishing Post
Hi Everyone, I was hoping to use today's post to officially announce the publication of my second book. Unfortunately I discovered a major formatting issue which led to multiple blank pages to show up randomly throughout the entirety of the book. I spent eight hours on Saturday trying to figure out what the problem was, … Continue reading Book Publishing Woes
Hi Everyone! While waiting for the final proof copy of Book 2 to arrive, I took some time to reflect on how I got here and how long it took to really finish and publish The Legend of Nariko: The Goddess Prophecy. My initial goal was to publish this book back in July and then … Continue reading Author Update #2
Hello everyone! It’s been a chaotic week but thankfully I was able to get the book fully edited! I wanted to make sure I had time to comb through the book for consistency. This felt necessary, especially with sequels as its easy to miss the little details. Currently the final step is just making sure … Continue reading Update: Book fully edited!
Writing is definitely the most fun part in creating a story. The author comes up with creative and wonderful ideas for their characters and the overarching plot. Everything feels exciting and like a breath of fresh air. Editing, on the other hand, is a grueling and painful process. Editing is when the work is analyzed … Continue reading The Editing Process
Hi Everyone! Last week was a heck of a doozy. Work (employment) was overloading and burning me out with frustration. I was also eating a terribly unhealthy diet and living relatively sedentary, so my energy was all but spent. But Thursday, I started working out again and improving my diet with healthier options. After a … Continue reading Progress So Far
I want to preface this first by saying this is an unpaid and unsponsered look into the Grammarly program. This is purely out of curiosity and in my own exploration of the program I hope to help those just as curious as I am. Any programs or sites that can help self-published authors succeed. This … Continue reading Grammarly Review from a Writer’s perspective