NaNoWriMo and GO!

I’ve been debating whether I would participate in NaNoWriMo this year or not. For those not familiar, it stands for National Novel Writing Month. The idea is to write an entire 50,000-word novel in one month, 1667 words per day. I’ve participated for the last two years and have not been successful. However, I lovedContinue reading “NaNoWriMo and GO!”

It’s Publication Day!

Happy November, readers! Today is the official publication day for A Covid Christmas Story! Below are the links for the book Landing page for most retailers: https://books2read.com/u/3nX2l9 Amazon Order Page: https://smile.amazon.com/s?i=stripbooks&rh=p_27%3ACathy+Marie+Bown&s=relevancerank&text=Cathy+Marie+Bown&ref=dp_byline_sr_book_1 Please note if you order from Amazon, I am charging $19.99 for the book. There are already booksellers who have bought copies and are reselling themContinue reading “It’s Publication Day!”

Pumpkin Patch Fun!

I’ve failed to keep up with my fall uploads here, so let’s do a fun Pumpkin Patch Photo Dump! Just a pumpkin lovin’ selfie! Above is my granddaughter playing around. Below are my boys having some fun with the apple cannons. My youngest boy trying to pick the perfect pumpkin… And next up…some fun onContinue reading “Pumpkin Patch Fun!”

Proof Copy Approved!

Today, I approved the proof copy of the paperback version of A Covid Christmas Story. And, while I don’t feel romance in the air, I couldn’t be happier with the way the book turned out. If you are looking for the book, you can find it here. Hopefully, it will be available on Amazon soonContinue reading “Proof Copy Approved!”

It’s official…Coming November 1, 2022

Yesterday, I finished the final edits on my novel and took the plunge. I uploaded everything onto draft2digital and self-published my novel. This was a hard decision, since I wanted to publish through the traditional route but didn’t want to wait the year or two it could take to get someone on board. I needContinue reading “It’s official…Coming November 1, 2022”