Missing months

The last four – five months have been taxing for most and horrible for some people. I fall somewhere inbetween.

Besides the virus, I’ve been dealing with my husband’s medical issues. Open heart surgery at the best of times is a lot to go through. But when the patient and the loved one can’t see each other, it’s a whole new world.

I was lucky to have a sibling and a few close friends and neighbors to help me get through that month without him. The first few weeks after he got home he needed a lot of help, then less and less. Now, he seems fine. And, I thank God for his recovery.

Bottom line is: I don’t know where the time went. But I know I wasn’t blogging.

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Marketing a Book

The Friday Night Writers’ Group is beginning to think about marketing our upcoming book: Tales from a Rocky Coast, Volume one.

Personally, I’m thinking I’m going crazy. My mind starts to go over things and sooner rather than later I have a headache or I wish I hadn’t started this project. Luckily, I’m always able to step back or to talk to one of the other writers and I calm down. I still feel overwhelmed, though.

All these words start spinning in my head and I need to prioritize them and let the other writers help. That’s all.

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Tales from a Rocky Coast – Volume One

Our book is almost ready for publication. We are editing our second proof and I’m surprised by the edits–the number and the tiny things that people catch. It gets exponentially more complicated when you add a second, third and in this case a fourth writer in one book. 

My hope is that we will only need one more proof and that it will be published in January or February 2018. I’m ready to be done and we still need to move on to marketing. 

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