The launch of my first book is exactly thirty days away – November 17, 2012. I’ve known about it since May, but now that it’s getting closer there seems to be more to do now than ever. Every night I’m at the computer doing something writing related. The amount of information out there offering help is almost overwhelming. I feel like I need to read it all. I don’t want to make a wrong turn or fail to do something that is really important that will screw up the chances of my book being successful. I hope you’ll follow my journey over the next thirty days for the count down.



I’m responsible for much of the publicity for the book, as most authors are in today’s publishing environment. Especially new authors. And since this is my first book, my learning curve is wide, long and deep. Just when I think I’m catching on, I find out there is still so much more to do. The list gets thicker and thicker the closer I get to the BIG day. I’ve enlisted several people to help me, but releasing the reigns isn’t easy. I want to have nt hand in every piece.


The advice that I’m getting from everyone is to ‘enjoy this moment’. So between the coming and going and doing and being and reading and learning, I’m squeezing in the pure happiness of being excited about my first book. And believe it or not this is a lot of fun.