As mentioned previously, I’ve stumbled across the personal notes of Jakob Borchain, one of the priests in Aramas. For those of you who’ve read Ashborne, you might have remembered his encounter with Riatha. (For those of you who haven’t, what are you waiting for?) As you’ll discover over the next few months, his part in Riatha’s story isContinue reading “Jakob’s Journal Update”
If you’ve stumbled across Jakob’s Journal for the first time, welcome. It’s a special section where, over the course of the next few weeks and months, you can read about an extraordinary series of events. A tale of doubt and anguish. A tale of grief and hope. You may cry. You may cheer. In the end, IContinue reading “Jakob’s Journal Introduction”
I was over thirty when I wrote my first book. I’d written short stories, poetry, and articles. I’d even had some of them published. But I didn’t write the last sentence of my first book until I was over thirty. Everyone says ‘to write, you must read’, and I agree wholeheartedly. But my daughter didContinue reading “What Writing Teaches Us”
It all started Friday. My husband came home early from work just in time for me to grab a quick shower and get dressed for that rarest of events–an evening out with the gals. A small group of us met at a charming Greek restaurant and celebrated. The reason? I’ve written a book!
Let me ask that again. Why do you buy a book? Is the cover knock-your-socks-off amazing? Does the copy on the back tease you? Did your best friend from elementary school recommend it? As I delve into this world of self-publishing, I find myself silently asking these questions to everyone I meet.