Week In Review: It's Madness

Friday, August 10, 2018

I'm sleep-deprived and writing this a little bit ahead of schedule because I'm tired of writing quick, thoughtless posts at about 10 PM on Saturdays, so hang on! 
(So tired, in fact, that I just spent several minutes Googling vague terms for the gif I'm about to use, only to realize after I'd found it that I'd actually saved this puppy on my computer a few days ago...)
Credit: NBC's Chuck //Odyssey
This week, I transferred all of my files from CreateSpace to KDP after reading this article and whew, let me tell you: something glitched up with Beautiful Chaos and the file became corrupt and needed removed.  Thankfully, I did have the file -- but it was on my other computer (which magically began having issues...again....after I thought I had it fixed).  The compter runs, but not very fast.  At all...and when you're uploading a file that's about 460 pages and doing it repeatedly because KDP didn't want to play nice....?  Mayhem.  Admittedly, the other books I transferred worked fine, but obviously, the biggest one had to be the biggest pain!  
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Credit: Thor // MRWGifs
And then they decided that the cover, which worked fine on CreateSpace, was too small.
“ My inaugural Telenovela GIF, the James McMahon Irish Water Spaniel Head Tilt.
Credit: Zachary Levi //zacharylevi.tumblr.com 

Anyway.  It's fixed now, so all of my books are once more available for purchase on Amazon, only under a different printer.  No difference for you guys!  I'd also recommend reading that article I linked to if you're self-published.  

Currently Reading: This week, I finished Leia (review here) and gave up on Fawkes (reason here).  I just started Mother Knows Best by Serena Valentino.  I do highly recommend Leia by Claudia Gray if you're a Star Wars fan.  I know it isn't the old canon, but it's a great story and was very gripping, pretty much through the entire book.  

Current Projects: Something New: I only have about four more chapters to go!  So exciting!  Then come edits and I should be ready to go for publication...say October/November-ish?  That's my goal, anyway. And I have a super-secret plot written down for a book I want to work on as soon as my draft for Something New is done.  It's a book about Rapunzel and the gang from Tangled as well as Rapunzel's Tangled Adventures and I seriously plan to get published by Disney with it, guys.  That's my new dream that I've been praying on.  (I'm actually a lot more nervous and excited about the idea of approaching agents and getting rejected a ton, but I'm trying to act cool about it, 'kay?)
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Credit: Disney's Tangled // The respectful owner of the edit, the name of which I unfortunately do not know)
Current Bible Verse: "If any of you lacks wisdom, let him ask of God, who gives to all liberally and without reproach, and it will be given to him."  (James 1:5, NKJV)

What have you guys been up to?  Any good reads lately? 

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