Checking Proof Copy of Novel, and Considering Early Release Date?

Right now checking the proof for typos and making sure everything came out right during the typesetting process. It’s a decent sized book so I’ve got a lot to re-read. But I’m sooo proud of what I’m reading! 😊😊😊 I’ve always heard “write the books you want to see on the shelves.” I can say…

Singing Off Key…and Sending Off for the Proof Copy of My Book I Forgot to Love Her!!!

I just emailed for the proof of my book, I Forgot to Love Her, on Amazon while singing Karen Clark- Sheard’s “Balm in Gilead.” I’m too excited and showing all teeth today!!! Feeling too good and acting too goofy!!! Voice cracking and off key!!! I don’t care! πŸ˜πŸ˜†πŸ˜…πŸ€£πŸ˜‚πŸ˜ŠπŸ˜š #iforgottoloveher #proofcopy #november202020 #debutnovel #karenclarksheard #actinggoofy #hardworkwillpayoff…

My Editor “Got” my Book…Will You? 😊

I said a “see you later” not goodbye to my editor. She and I both agreed we’ll miss working together. Last night she sent me the sweetest message. How did I choose my editor you ask? She and I just clicked. She’s also different than me in every way and I was interested in the…

My Book Has its First Home!

I’m very HAPPY that my upcoming urban romance debut novel, I Forgot to Love Her, already has its first home! I would like to personally thank @ms_miinaaa of The Writer’s Block Cafe Lounge for allowing my book to grace the shelves of her online bookstore!!! πŸ“š Check out her amazing inventory @cafeloungebookclub that features #newtitles…

Happy Birthday to Me!

Blessed to see another year. πŸ™ I’m 40 today. It’s a milestone. Like many, I had made lots of plans for 2020. I planned to spend this day in the Bahamas. I planned to take road trips. I planned this and that. But God had other plans for me. He gave me the biggest year…

Editing…Who Knew it Would Be This Hard?

Knee deep in edits, but I’ve learned so much about the self-publishing process, I can’t wait to share in upcoming blog posts! One thing I will share now…if you’re planning on hiring a professional line or developmental editor or even a proofreader, get familiar with track changes in Word before you hire them. It will…

Glambitious Book Fair -Under the Weather and Can’t Attend

I’m under the weather. Actually, something really scary happened yesterday. I became disoriented, my eyes went blurry and I got extremely hot. I had to call the ambulance. They checked my blood pressure, and it was 180!!! I didn’t hear anything else. I was terrified. They didn’t take me to the ER, but it’s taught…

500 Instagram Followers!!!

I wanted to say a big thank you for 500 followers! You’ve helped make my writing journey super fun! Thank you for all the laughs, inspiration, and motivation when I’ve wanted to quit!!! Happy Labor Day weekend!!!! Muah!!!πŸ’‹πŸ’‹πŸ’‹ #500followers #thankyou #grateful #inspiration #motivation #instagram #keeppressingon #dontquit #dontbeordinary #keeppushingforward https://www.instagram.com/p/CEzIdStj1mM/?igshid=15qi1j1be900p

Synopsis for I Forgot to Love Her!

Hey Ya’ll! Happy Hump Day! This week is literally flying by, and I’ve got soooo much going on! I would like to thank Kellie from Kellie Kilgore Graphics yet again for the back cover and side binding design for my upcoming debut urban fiction novel, I Forgot to Love Her!!!!Release Date: November 20th 2020!!!! Imagine…