writing my book

What I Learned About Openness in Adoption By Writing a Book on Open Adoption

May 11, 2013

Happy blogoversary to me! Six years ago today I popped my blogging cherry with a short post about my intent to join the Barren Bi+ches Book Brigade. We were soon to discuss Peggy Orenstein’s fabulous Waiting for Daisy, and that book tour turned out to be my entrĂ©e into the ALI (Adoption/natal Loss/Infertility) community. I’ve […]

A Quickie

May 9, 2013

Not a full post, just two alerts — one an invitation and the other an announcement: 1. Melissa at Stirrup Queens is graciously hosting a virtual book club tour of my book today. It feels a bit voyeuristic to listen in on conversations about my creation, but I’m enjoying myself immensely as I hop around […]

Post #900

April 3, 2013

Remember this 16 months ago?   Today? This. If you haven’t already ordered your copy, go ahead now. Who will be the first to leave an Amazon review? Many thanks to all of you who are sharing pix of your own copy via Facebook and Twitter — it’s such a thrill for me!

Take cover

December 7, 2012

I’m not sure how cover creation works for other publishers or for self-publishers, but I can share with you my process. At the beginning of our partnership, my publisher asked me to fill out a questionnaire about the cover and turn it in with the completed manuscript. Were there images that would be appropriate? I […]