Ramblings and Reflections
When I decided to self-publish my manuscripts, I had expected to make changes. In the past 18 months, my perspective on publishing has evolved. It's hard to believe I published my first novel in April 2022.
Thank you for everyone who has encouraged me along the way. It really makes a difference. Though writing is a second career, it is still important. I want to be successful but on my terms. That has meant making hard choices, doing the less obvious option, passing on guaranteed success to remain true to my values.
Did I make mistakes? Absolutely. Having been a small business owner before, I realize failure is part of business. I have been surprised, elated, and disappointed. However, I am in this for the long term.
Next year, I plan to publish the third book in the Write Club Mystery series. Stay tuned for the next step in Myaisha and AJ's relationship. You'll never see this twist coming. The second book in the Mwindaji series will also be released. I want to publish a romance story as a personal goal. It will be a stretch. With my new job I have less time for writing, but I believe in aiming high.
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Stay safe friends and many blessings for you and your family in the coming new year.