Micro-post: The Imperession that I get – Olive

Micro-blog real quick here–is it me or do some published authors just kind of toot each others’ horns? Do the publishers encourage them to say “HAPPY BOOK BIRTHDAY” or the like? Come on. Somebody let me on the secrets. Or is it all completely genuine? Do they really know each other?! Do they really read…

You’re writing a book. Nobody cares. – Olive

I’ve been writing with Aristen since we were probably six–that’s right, six years old, for a total of about 27 years. We’ve been friends since kindergarten, and I have vivid memories of standing up (probably on my chair because I was a wild child) during our class after Aristen returned from a family trip to Thailand….

Editing. It’s awful. But… – Olive

It is awful. But there is one thing. I actually like rereading our story. It might seem odd, no matter how many times I’ve read it, I still enjoy it. Certain parts I tend to read over and over, tweaking and adding. So far, we’ve edited ourselves by hand. While I’m an attorney, I tend…