It's that time of year again...already. I've no idea where 2017 went, but it's interesting to look back for a second and contemplate. Last year this time I hoped to self publish one of the adventures in 2017. It was my next big project. I hoped you could, "hold a hard copy of an adventure… Continue reading At the Door of December
My husband and I have this routine we follow almost every night before we drift into dream land. No planning went into this routine, no preconceived notion forms how it's followed but over the years it's developed into a habit. As we lay there about to drift off, we let everything from the day come… Continue reading Defining Success
I have this master plan... really it's just a schedule for upcoming posts. For today, it said Book Production Update. Sounds official at least, right? but when I sat down to write, I realized anything I could post about would be horribly boring. I've already written about anything interesting and really, I'm now in a… Continue reading Updates Pending…
The Adventure Kickstarter came to a close yesterday, 109% funded. The generosity and support people gave this last month warms my heart. I really didn't know what to expect when I launched the project and the response I got seriously brings tears to my eyes, like a giant hug from everyone I've met and even… Continue reading Blessed by Kickstarter Success!
(Update: The Adventure Kickstarter hit 100% funding this last weekend! It's still open until October 30th if you wanted to support the project. Anything above and beyond the original goal will go to book donations to school libraries after the Rewards costs.) A well crafted story carries the reader through, connecting dots in the story,… Continue reading Why It’s Good Writing is Detail Oriented
It's exhausting, exhilarating and expiring...in 11 days. We're just over three weeks into The Adventure Kickstarter. It's a 33 day campaign that ends on Oct. 30th and by now, I've definitely learned a thing or two about crowdfunding a creative project. Here's my top three: People are insanely generous and supportive. I'm an introvert. I'm… Continue reading Learning Curve
Rain drips from the porch above, and the siding of the building weeps with moisture. For the moment, though, you’re dry. Your small, sheltered spot is just a protected piece of cobblestone. It’s a two-foot by two-foot section where the rain isn’t drenching the ground. There’s not even enough space to lie down, but the… Continue reading A Peek Inside The Tournament
Why yes, there are rewards for anyone who backs The Adventure on Kickstarter. This is one of the coolest parts of running a Kickstarter. First off, your name will end up in print. I.E. You'll be added to the acknowledgements of the book! From there, the rewards depend on the level at which you support… Continue reading It Comes with Rewards?!