The Continuing Publishing Saga


The above picture is the third proof of Peaceful Moments that I requested from Amazon. It arrived Friday evening and I was excited to hold it in my hand! As I cradled it and paged through it my mind went back over the two previous proofs I had requested. The first copy was lost in shipping. The next proof had errors that I and my proofreaders didn’t pick up on. Finally, I was holding the third one. They say that the third time is a charm, right? Is my book finally ready to go to the public? After carefully reading through this copy, I decided that it’s finally time to hit the publish button! Woohoo!!!! How exciting! It was Sunday afternoon the boys were away and Kevin was out taking Lazarus for a walk so there was nobody to witness my crazy little celebration. I did a little happy dance all around the living room before hitting the publish button! Hooray!!!! My publishing journey was finally over! Or so I thought…

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My Publishing Journey

I just wanted to share the cover for the poetic devotional journal that I’ve been working on. It’s been quite the journey! Around the end of 2019, I was so frustrated that I needed to take a break. My break ended up lasting two years. My creative juices just seemed to disappear! I couldn’t write. I couldn’t paint. I couldn’t create. During that sabbatical Covid attacked the world, we bought a new home, and my oldest son moved out and got married. Finally this autumn my creativity returned and I was able to finish my book.

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