Category Archives: My Book

I Underestimated the Horror

Although I planned on no further posts for a few weeks, I am too excited to wait. I recently found an article which was posted in the Bridgewater, New Jersey Courier News on July 12, 1945—just five days after my … Continue reading

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Whee! I Got Invited!

It’s time for the report on my first attendance at a literary festival from the other side of the table—as an invited writer! I admit now that I was more excited than nervous and quite surprised and flattered to have … Continue reading

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Breathe In Breathe Out

It’s now three days until my big debut at the Deckle Edge book festival Local Author Showcase.  It will be a mixture of newcomers like me as well as seasoned veterans such as Cokie Roberts, who received a “Living Legend … Continue reading

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I’m All Set

It is now less than one week until I make my big public debut at the local literary festival in the southern city of Columbia, South Carolina, which has been my home for the past 8 ½ years. I have … Continue reading

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Stalking the Stats

I did a lot of research regarding which company to use to publish my book, and in the end, decided on Amazon’s umbrella companies, Create Space and Kindle Direct Publishing.  I found it easy to turn the words sitting on … Continue reading

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The Politics of Candy

I have been having many feelings swirling around my head regarding my upcoming attendance at the local book festival and have discussed my preparations in my previous post, Will Anyone Come. I belong to several writers’ groups on Facebook, so I … Continue reading

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Will Anyone Come?

I was happy to learn that I was selected to participate in a book festival later this month as a local author in my community. Now I need to research what I need to do as an author. While I … Continue reading

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