Is Wattpad a platform worth pursuing? So I'm new to WordPress, freelance writing via websites like Upwork, and self-publishing via KDP. These are all concepts I'm about to leap into (or have leapt into already) in order to see my dream come to fruition, and I'm sure I don't need to spell out the dream... Continue Reading →
A simply heart and soulful post by Aimee that has ALL the feels…
I saw this ^^ meme making the rounds on Twitter recently. It was being shared mostly by writers who are querying for traditional publishing deals or are working toward one.
The comments that went along with it were worse. And in the interest of honesty, because that’s what I do here, I’ll go ahead and tell y’all I cried.
I’m not usually a crier. It’s fine if you are, but I’m not. I was a bit surprised at my reaction, but I was having a particularly difficult day. My sales have been almost zero (I’ll be posting them in early April for those who may have wondered), I’d just returned from a workshop no one showed up to after putting in my fifth day in a row of working 17+ hours, and I was emotionally exhausted. So I cried. Then I wrote a blog post on failure (well into hour…
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Most people don't believe in unicorns. Some will simply never encounter a unicorn throughout their years on this earth, but most people will indeed come across one of these whimsical creatures and mistake her for a common plough horse. They will set her to work expecting docile servitude and fail utterly to tap into her... Continue Reading →
I recently saw this post on Sydney's Shelves and it tickled my fancy. So without any more waffle I give to you my version of Anything But Books. I tag you all to take up the challenge and share yourself with us as I now share me! 1. Name a cartoon that you love. Childhood or... Continue Reading →
Seven fish walked into a bar, In the middle of the night, And said “good morning” to a surgeon Dressed in a pitch, black white. A purple spotted tiger, Languishing on a rug, Wandered over to a hat-stand, And gave it a big, yet tiny, large hug. The doctor asked the bar flies, “ O... Continue Reading →
Millie Schmidt's great blog post, The Cool Kids of WordPress awoke the inner anarchist in me and I simply had to create a post in the same spirit but with my own black twist to it. You see, at school I was not one of the cool kids. I was the brooding goth who stood in... Continue Reading →