My young adult novel, Screwing Up Time, is available as an e-book on Amazon. (Throws confetti.) The book is selling. (Throws lots more confetti.) Click here to visit the book’s blog.
If you’re interested in my novel, you can check out its Amazon listing here. And if you need apps to read it (for iPad, iPhone, Android, Blackberry, computer, etc.), I put them in yesterday’s post, just scroll down.
I must admit it was a scary thing to throw my baby out into the big bad world. When I was telling this to the kids, Jacob asked, “Why?” I said, “Because it’s putting a piece of your soul out in the world and hoping no one stomps on it.” I think there are very few avocations/vocations/artistic pursuits that are so time intensive and alone.
My husband is a gifted watercolorist. In a week he can paint an exquisite painting. In a week, most writers have a couple of chapters—and that’s if they’ve written an IOU to the laundry and the dust bunnies.
On the other hand, the opportunity to share your story with total strangers is amazing. The idea that someone you don’t know could enjoy the strangers that have lived in your head for the last year/years is a heady feeling.
In the next week or so, I hope to have some kind of give away to celebrate. But right now I’m in the midst of trying to work with Barnes & Noble’s imps to get Screwing Up Time available for Nook.