Bumps

Aug 31st, 2018 A.R. Stanley's Musings, publishing, social media, writing arstanley 1 min read

I thought writing a novel was hard work. Then I decided to self-publish. And run social media. And promote. And have my husband design and lay things out. And it suddenly overwhelmed me, and some amateur attempts came out of it all. I tell myself I am not the first to experience this nor will I be the last.  Each step and setback can teach…

Plan

Feb 3rd, 2018 A.R. Stanley's Musings, publishing arstanley 4 min read

I get overwhelmed, easily. Too many changes, too many ‘what if’s’, too many ideas, and my mind shuts down. When I was younger I thought something was wrong with me. Everyone around me seemed to fire off ideas, keep pace with the conversation, generate ideas and thoughts in a flash. I could follow the conversation fine, the lecture, the idea, but I couldn’t come up…