Well, friends, it's been a while since I posted here, and I do apologize for that. If you're following me on any other social media platforms you'll know the gist of what's been going on, and if not, I hope this will catch you up on the deets. On November 4th, 2017, Drew and I… Continue reading Life Update: A Huge New Chapter!
Every November, writers and would-be novelists all over the globe commit themselves to writing 50,000 words in just 30 days. While that sounds like an unrealistic goal at first, a little bit of math reveals that it comes down to a goal of 1,667 words per day - which is much more manageable for some.… Continue reading NaNoWriMo – A Chance to Grow Stronger
Upon learning that I am a Published Author, fellow writerly types often ask How I Got Published. I'm happy to answer, and to save on even more time, I thought I'd trot this out as a link that can be referenced anytime the story is prompted. "How did you get published?" In 2012, I was… Continue reading How I Met My Publisher (And Other Writer Questions Answered)
For my next trick, I'll pull a Danielle out of a hat! Or a Danielle-flavored piece of pie. Or a pie. Pie from a hat? ~A Slice of Pie!~ A tasty sample of something fresh cooked up by an artist of my choosing. Who are you? The jury’s still out on that. Our best guess involves… Continue reading Slice of Pie: Danielle E. Shipley’s Wild and Sweet Fairy Tale Journey
My name is Aly Grauer, and two days ago, I quit my day job. Gosh, that sounds crazy. Completely insane. In fact, I'm sitting here at my desk at home, on a very uncomfortable stool-chair (my apartment is too small for a decent desk chair) listening to the clock tick and my stomach rumble. I'm… Continue reading Okay. So I leapt. Now what?