I realize it's been months since I posted but anytime you decide to publish and market a book while having a third kid and trying to work full time, things are bound to get a little crazy! Anyway, in between getting settled with kid #3 (who's thankfully a chill baby) and just doing life, I've… Continue reading Making People Cry
The books are here and boy does it feel amazing. Nearly a year later from when I started on this journey and now I can officially say WE did it. I say WE because it takes a village to do something like this...and my village of friends, family and Rockstar husband have been pretty amazing.… Continue reading Special Delivery!
Well, this is embarrassing. I told myself I would be better at giving you frequent updates on where things were at with the book but the reality is, life happens. Please excuse my tardiness while I give you a quick update in bullet form, because ain’t nobody got time for paragraphs. All of the illustrations… Continue reading An Update
The bottom of shoes are meant to be licked -- especially after a long day at the Mall of America. Polka dots and stripes can and should be worn together. Sometimes we eat our boogers…because they’re “Yummy in our tummy!” (Her words, not mine) Having a car accident means the car has to change… Continue reading Five things I’ve learned from my almost four-year-old
So, I was ready to meet with the managing editor at Beavers Pond Press. I had my list of questions, had rehearsed my “why” for wanting to write this book and told myself not to have great expectations because she may just come out and say my work is crap and I should stop right… Continue reading How I Got Here – The Conclusion (or really the beginning)
So, I had completed a draft of the story. And now it was time to share it with my husband Vince. I don’t remember why I e-mailed it to him – I must have been at work – but I got up the gumption and hit send. Those next 14 minutes were agony waiting for… Continue reading How I Got Here: Part Two
If you’d asked me a year ago what I’d be doing now, I wouldn’t have said publishing my first book. In fact, I would have given you that incredulous look that says – are you crazy?! To be fair, at this time last year I was seven months pregnant with baby #2 so just about… Continue reading How I Got Here: Part One