• DIY (Do It Yourself),  Facts of Life,  Indie Author Life,  Tips,  Writing Journey

    The DIY Publishing Diary: Volume Two

    Diary: WEEK FIVE The productivity high wore off this week, leaving me feeling overwhelmed, exhausted, and like I hadn’t learned anything over the past month. This is when I decided to stop adding new things to read and do and just work with what I already had. This didn’t include articles, but it did include new books and webinars – I could always read more stuff later. Now, I really needed some sleep, and I really wanted to catch up on the few shows I watch. I kept up with Youtube, which was great, but I do like watching TV, too. This week, I also did beta edits on my…

  • DIY (Do It Yourself),  Facts of Life,  Indie Author Life,  Novels,  Writing Buddies,  Writing Journey

    The DIY Publishing Diary: Volume One

    Wassup, peeples! ^_^ So, it’s really happening! “No Rest for the Wicked” has a publication date of May 10, 2017! 😆 I was going to wait until fall, but it’s like, everything is on schedule to be done by March, so…why wait? Then I can put my next book out in the fall. 🙂 Two weeks ago, I mentioned an unnamed project that started all of this. That project is a book of mostly dark & whimsical poetry. And in fact, the poetry book is why I rearranged the menu bar last month. The goal is to get this out by January 2018 or sooner, but that will depend on how…

  • DIY (Do It Yourself),  Facts of Life,  Writing Journey,  Writing World

    Official Announcement Time ^_^

    Since I’m cataloging my writing journey here on The Narcissistic Rose, today I’m going to make an announcement about such journey. ^_^ It happened on a Friday. September 9th, 2016. I was going about my day (as people do), and an idea for a project just hit me, it would seem, quite suddenly and out of nowhere. Not a novel project – a smaller project. I wanted to publish it myself, and I was so insanely excited. I can’t really even explain why I wanted to go the indie route with this, other than a wild seed of some kind must have been planted in my head some time ago, because plants…