The Next 1000 Miles

What to Get Your Author on Their Birthday

(hint, hint)

Your favorite author or an author you know has a birthday, just like everyone else. Granted, you may not know them personally, but you’d like to still recognize their special day. What to get them though..? Hmm… well, luckily, I’ve listed some suggestions varying from free to pretty darn inexpensive.

  • Like their social media site(s)
  • Post on one (or all) of them
  • Buy one of their books (examples below):
  • Already bought it? Read it? Well, leave them a review of some sort.
  • Already done all of those things? Why not share their site with friends, family, co-workers? Never know, your unknown artist may blow up one day and remember the people that got them there… Can you imagine a J.K. Rowling or E.L. James fan that helped them out?

If you haven’t guessed, it’s my birthday. I’m now off to drink coffee, lay around in my sweats and watch a Star Wars marathon. Hope you are all having a great day!!

A Time to Reap, Journey of 1000 Miles

Is This the End?

Jumping Jesus fish, I think I see the finish line. My 1,000 mile journey is almost over. Today I received the proof back from my formatting agency. Beyond a couple of small edits, that portion is done. Also, the print version is wrapping up.

What does that mean? It means that when my print format is done, my cover artist can modify the cover shape in order to print the versions correctly. Then it’s uploaded to CreateSpace and off to the Interwebs! Then the real hooker mentality sets in.

Promoting! And a lot. This will be my very first book and I have only a handful of friends to rely on and hopefully some devout WordPress fans…(hint, hint). So I will be hitting up social media and anyone willing to help me in this rather terrifying venture. In all, it should be available for public purchase within two weeks, maybe three. I’ll keep updates handy!

What next though… My journey is almost complete. Goals met, dream achieved. Now what?

Oh, Great Scooby-Doo! The next journey of another 1,000 miles!!! Because who doesn’t love sequels? Next time, I’m taking a bicycle though.



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