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Blogger By On June 26, 2019

2019 Goal Check In

I wrote some goals for 2019 back in December and I wanted to check now that we’re at the half way mark for the year (whhhhatttt?!?!?!?)   Goals for the first six months of 2019 Goals have to be measurable in order to know if you’ve reached them or not. Although I’m not happy to focus so heavily on numbers,…

Blogger By On May 21, 2019

Cracked Open by Megan O’Keeffe: Review by Juliette Sebock

I received a copy of Megan O’Keeffe’s Cracked Open for review purposes. As always, this review reflects only my honest thoughts on the book. Cracked Open by Megan O’Keeffe Publication Date: April 16th 2018 Paperback; 110 Pages Genre: Poetry   Cracked Open is a down to earth and vulnerable journey following the human heart as it searches for love. This…

Blogger / Poetry By On April 19, 2019

Cracked Open 1 Year Old!

I can’t believe Cracked Open has been out for a year already!! I am shocked that any stranger took the time to review or purchase this collection and I am so, so grateful for it!   I hope Where I Ache will be greeted with this much love and more. But for now, I wanted to highlight some moments from…

Blogger By On April 17, 2019

25 before 25 list

It’s time to see how I did on my list of 25 before 25.   1. Go on a caribbean trip 6 month check in: I’ve finally booked a trip for February! Totally lied lol, we ended up using that money to go to California instead!   2. Figure out how all this self hosting works (how can I find my…

Blogger By On December 27, 2018

2018 recap and 2019 goals

I cannot believe another year has passed!? What’s the deal with time passing faster as you get older? 2018 has been a really eventful year for me in the writing world! Debatably Dateable went self hosted in April, my debut poetry collection Cracked Open was also released in April! Goals for the first six months of 2019 Goals have to be…

Blogger By On November 26, 2018

End of the Year Goals

I hope everyone enjoyed their Thanksgiving in the US! 2018 has just a little over a month left! I can’t believe it’s nearly the start of a new year already! My blog has taken a back seat in my life lately but I want to set some goals to make sure I stay motivated in these final weeks of 2018….

Blogger By On September 12, 2018

My Interview on Sakura Publishing!

I was recently interviewed on Sakura Publishing! – full interview here Excerpt: Your poetry collection, Cracked Open, has recently been published. What was its genesis? I started a blog Debatably Dateable two years ago that is a mix between my poetry and dating related articles. Nearly all my poetry is about love and relationships so the two mix well. Cracked…

Blogger By On June 8, 2018

Book Publishing – Working with an Illustrator

So I knew as soon as I started seriously thinking about publishing a poetry collection that I wanted to have illustrations throughout my book. I started by researching on instagram and tumblr different drawing styles. Some were every realistic, others had vibrant patterns, and another common design style was simple line work. There was something about the simple line work…