Happy 2023! I’m wishing you all a happy, healthy, wonderful new year ❤
I’m brushing off the blog 🙂 In hopes of posting at least once a week for the entire year- that’s the goal I’ve set for myself. After sitting down and really looking at where I’d like to be with my writing at the end of 2023, I’ve set a handful of goals for all of my social media pages. I am currently on:
TikTok ~ Instagram ~ Facebook
I did end up deleting my Twitter account- for both of my pen names -for a few reasons. The number one and most important reason was that I was not on that platform enough to warrant keeping it. Once I realized just how little I used it, on top of what was going down over there, I decided it wasn’t worth keeping it. I’ve decided to keep the above three as well as my YouTube channel, which I use for both my book trailers and my podcast.
Alternatively, you can listen to the podcast on:
Podbean ~ Apple ~ Spotify
I’m still having a lot of fun with the podcast and am hoping to record more this year as well! I’m working on some merch for Haunted October’s Paranormal Podcast and am loving it 🙂
You can still find me on Pinterest as well.
I will be updating the main website as well as the blog theme this month- both are due for a brushing up!
In writing news, I’ll admit to having trouble getting anything finished over the last year. I’ve been working through a lot of personal things and outside stresses have played a part as well. I’ve been writing, but not finishing. That said, the writing has been on fire the last few months- my trip to Scotland in October really helped me 🙂 I’m hoping to have at least two books out this year as well as submitting to publishers and agents with another book. I’ll have some covers to share soon as well! I did get one new book published under my Libby Bishop pen name, so if you’re up for some romance starring yourself, head over to my other page for info 🙂
In personal news, I sold my house over the summer and am now in a cozy apartment. I was ready to sell the house, and frankly, it was too expensive and too big for just me. My emotions did get the best of me a few times during the process of selling it, both because of some issues that came up (we won’t even go there!) as well as saying goodbye to my home of nine and half years. The actual move was stressful (again, we won’t even go there!), but I got through it.
Back in October, I took my first solo trip overseas, to Scotland. What an amazing country! I cannot wait to go back- I had the best time and felt so at home there. If you follow my other social media, you’ll know how stressful I find airports- I almost turned around in the airport before ever boarding! I don’t mind the plane, or the flying. Just the airport gives me overwhelming anxiety LOL I’m so happy I pushed myself and got on that plane!
I cannot wait to share more stories with you- on here as well the podcast. Thank you so much for sticking with me so long between books!
Here’s to a wonderful, productive, and less stressful 2023. I know we can all use a little breather ❤