So today is the dawn of new era for me. The most fabulous beginning. Something in the making for a very long time, trickling away inside as I have been writing this blog since 2007. My first book is being officially launched today!
When Everyone Shines But You – Saying Goodbye To ‘I’m Not Good Enough’
To say this is beyond exciting is too tame a sentence for me. I am being extra mindful to prevent myself leaping into the imaginary future, but I am relishing the moment of a new mode of self expression for me.
As those of you who have been following my blog since 2007, watching my videos on YouTube and keeping in touch on social networks, you will know how much I love to write, love to share and love to inspire people to be who they really are, to accept their human nature, and this book does exactly that.
I have been working secretly on this project since December 2013. Something I was intuitively guided to do, writing every day for several months, editing, formatting and getting my book ready for sale. I have also set up a brand new professional author website HERE where my book, my writing and my love of sharing is expressed (you can also see a sample from the book). As part of my new website, I am blogging about writing a book and publishing and all that is involved in self-publishing, because I did all of this myself (with the exception of my amazing editor/formatter/generally great friend – Michael Doherty).
To say that this was quite a feat is an understatement. It was challenging; it was scary; it had me totally out of my comfort zone; it was risky, exciting, easy and really hard all at the same time. I laughed as I was nearing the end of completion because it has been nearly 9 months from typing that first word into the keyboard on December the 2nd until now. And while I may not have any children of my own, this is my first baby. I have been carrying the idea of her for a long time; I have been carrying her in my creative womb until she was ready to be birthed.
This book does not just feel like a book to me, it feels like a new me.
I am taking the risk to be both a success and a failure. I am risking compliments and criticism. I am leaping off that proverbial cliff into the grand unknown.
Thank you eternally for all your support all these years of writing.
And if you buy the book and like it, I would greatly appreciate a review on Amazon and also Goodreads (this would help my author status tremendously!).
If you are a member of the media wanting to interview me or write an article about my new book please check out my official press release HERE thank you.