On the note of my memoir...I finished revising and editing based on feedback from my cousin who is the first one to read it in its entirety. She had some great suggestions and my book is better than ever. I am now reading it through one more time before I decide where to go from here. I would really like to go the traditional publishing route, but I know that it is an ultra competitive market that is highly dependent on connections and luck -I don't have much of either. I am looking into using Kickstart to help fund a publishing project. If I am not able to raise enough funds I will strictly publish as an ebook. It still seems weird that I am even talking about publishing -people are actually really going to read stuff I wrote about my personal life. I know it is the right thing to do though. As I was driving I was mapping out my next memoir in my head. It will be about my childhood and my personal experience growing up in a household where there was both mental illness and domestic abuse present. I do not want to start writing until I see my first book through, but I feel like now that I have gotten in writing mode, I have stories bursting to get out, I guess you could say I am feeling called to write, as cliche as that sounds.
So, to be true to my word, I am going to get back to work right this minute. Maybe the next thing you read will be my actual published work!