Coming November 1: The Cover Reveal of ‘Not Famous’

I’ve struggled quite a bit with the question of when to reveal the cover art for my novel, Not Famous. Publication is set for January 15, 2019, but deciding when to reveal the cover had me at a loss. When is the right time? I sought out lots of advice, and heard different opinions onContinue reading “Coming November 1: The Cover Reveal of ‘Not Famous’”

My Novel Has Now Been Proofread!

Well, my proofreader took less time than expected! I got the manuscript for Not Famous back yesterday.  There were quite a few minor grammatical corrections! Over the next week I plan to go through the manuscript, approve all the changes and prepare the eARCs! Aside from the corrections, my proofreader offered some thoughts I’d likeContinue reading “My Novel Has Now Been Proofread!”

Coming November 1: The Cover Reveal of ‘Not Famous’

I’ve struggled quite a bit with the question of when to reveal the cover art for my novel, Not Famous. Publication is set for January 15, 2019, but deciding when to reveal the cover had me at a loss. When is the right time? I sought out lots of advice, and heard different opinions onContinue reading “Coming November 1: The Cover Reveal of ‘Not Famous’”

My Novel Has Now Been Proofread!

Well, my proofreader took less time than expected! I got the manuscript for Not Famous back yesterday.  There were quite a few minor grammatical corrections! Over the next week I plan to go through the manuscript, approve all the changes and prepare the eARCs! Aside from the corrections, my proofreader offered some thoughts I’d likeContinue reading “My Novel Has Now Been Proofread!”

How Nick Hornby Influenced My Novel

It goes without saying that if weren’t for Nick Hornby I wouldn’t have written my novel Not Famous. Nick Hornby is credited with starting the lad lit genre, and that’s the genre of my novel. Still, writing any sort of fiction, period, may not have been in the cards for me had it not beenContinue reading “How Nick Hornby Influenced My Novel”

My Novel Is Now In The Hands of the Proofreader

Finally, after a several months process involving beta readers and editing… and more editing, my manuscript is now down to 94,452 words from its original 108,952 at the completion of the first draft. For the mathematically challenged, that’s a reduction of 14,500 words. I was worried about the editing process. When the first draft wasContinue reading “My Novel Is Now In The Hands of the Proofreader”

My Novel Is Now In The Hands of the Proofreader

Finally, after a several months process involving beta readers and editing… and more editing, my manuscript is now down to 94,452 words from its original 108,952 at the completion of the first draft. For the mathematically challenged, that’s a reduction of 14,500 words. I was worried about the editing process. When the first draft wasContinue reading “My Novel Is Now In The Hands of the Proofreader”