Goodnight 2017. Thanks for the Ride

Well, we’ve made it. Another year come and gone.

There were times I thought this day would never come and other times where every second ran much too soon. Time’s funny that way though, right?

 

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Author Toolbox: Let’s Talk About Typos

I’ll be the first to admit it:  autocorrect and I have a love/hate relationship. It LOVES to ‘correct’ my sh*t, and I absolutely HATE it. If you follow me on Twitter, you are probably well aware of this fact.

However, that does not mean all editing is bad. In fact, solid editing is probably one of the most important aspects of publishing your work. Unfortunately, the process can be long and (after what feels like the 700th time through your manuscript,) tedious. But, regardless of how arduous the process is, you should never, EVER discredit the edit.

Which is a lesson I learned the very hard way.

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What’s in a Year?

There are many people who hold the belief that 2016 was a garbage-fire of a year. I have to say, for the most part, I agree. 2016 was rough for a lot of people for a lot of different reasons. But as I look back on the past year, on a personal level, I’ve had a pretty good year. 2016 was a year of growth and discovery for me and I will always be grateful for the lessons I learned.

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