Catching Fireflies

finding magic along the way

Tag Archives: selfpublishing

Cleaning Out the Junk Drawer

I know that I have been quite firm about not setting any resolutions this year. The pressure of them always derails my best intentions. Even if I sail through January with my new-found dedication for self-improvement, the wheels always fall off the bus by mid-February at the latest. Then I feel depressed and loser-like and …

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The Tingle of Magic

Two months ago, I pulled out the manuscript for Book #2. I hadn’t looked at it in over five years. It was time to dust it off and start with the revisions. I like to think that if I let my stories languish on a shelf or thumb drive, marinating for a number of years, they …

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The Price We Pay

I am thinking that all publishing dreams – self or traditional – need to be faced with realistic expectations. Yes, there are some who write a great book (or even a not-so-great book) and manage to find an agent who manages to find a publisher who manages to find the right promotional vehicle to reach …

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