• Telling Your Story

    Reading Matters

    I’ve often thought about keeping a record of the books because I lose track. Often I start reading a new book the day after I’ve finished the last. I have one rule, and that is to not start another book until at least 24 hours has passed. That way the book I’ve read has a chance of sinking in. A chance to digest. Sometimes it’s hard to stick to this rule. At times I try NOT to read because it stops me from writing. This makes me question whether I am more of a reader than a writer. But reading and writing do go hand in hand. I tell people…

  • Telling Your Story

    Why publishing is awesome

      In the past two years, we have helped about 70 people self-publish. It is such a delicious part of what we do because we are walking along side some body while he or she brings a story to life. I tell people that the best parts are watching the book come together, the anticipation when we hit ‘send’ to the printer and that sweet moment when we open the box of freshly minted books. For a split second, we pray that everything is as it should be, that it looks like a book and there is nothing glaringly incorrect in the text or on the cover. It will be.…