Cassie Hamer: After the Launch

Cassie Hamer: After the Launch

I suspect every author who’s ever been published will relate to today’s post. Publishing a book isn’t all champagne launches and book signings and glowing reviews. Those moments happen, and they’re incredible, but there are the thorny times,...
Lee Kofman: On Imperfection and Writing

Lee Kofman: On Imperfection and Writing

As I read the first memoir penned by today’s guest, I remember thinking, When I grow up, I want to write like this. I was underlining phrases and making notes in the margins, such was the beauty of the prose. But, even better, there was a searing honesty about...
Laurie Steed: The Short Way Around

Laurie Steed: The Short Way Around

I’m thrilled to welcome Laurie Steed to the attic today. Laurie and I first met at a blogging workshop back in 2013 and, over the years, have become firm friends. Last year, after our début novels were published within a few months of each other, we not...