It's official, my book is a year old today! I won't lie, it feels like I just had this published and I was full of anxiety wondering how all the people who ordered it were going to like it. Granted, most of them were family or friends, but still. Not to mention a copy immediately … Continue reading Happy Birthday to Standing By!
Last week was a bit crazy for me. I had reached out to the librarians at the two high schools in town and the middle school about my book and to see if they'd like it in their collection. I got an almost immediate response from the librarian at my old high school, saying he'd … Continue reading School Visits
Yesterday I explained over on my personal blog why I decided to self-publish my book. It really was not a long process, I knew it was the best way for me to go. If I was going to write my book, I wanted to have total creative control and I wanted it out there as … Continue reading Why I Self-Published My Book
I know book trailers usually come out before the book is released, but I was so, so, so new to this last year when I was getting my book ready to publish. And honestly, I was in too much of a frenzy to just get it released that I didn't even think of doing a … Continue reading Standing By Book Trailer
I was working on making a book trailer for Standing By when I came across a project I had done for a film class when I was working on my undergraduate degree. I had forgotten about it, but watching it made me think I could use it as sort of an "author trailer" on my … Continue reading Author Trailer