It’s Here!

I’ve Started a New Novel

The day after I graduated college, back in 2014, I started writing Here’s Waldo. Today, the day after moving into a new place with the love of my life, I started writing The Brother We Share. This will be autofiction, a novel that tracks my suicide attempt in 2016, only in this version of events, I didn’t survive. It’ll focus on my brothers and my friends who became brothers. It’ll be a story where my younger brother CJ found Here’s Waldo before I’d been able to finish it and decided to turn it into this book instead, a hybrid of that story and the intertwined lives of my friends, family, and I. I cannot express how thankful I am to be here and to have the life and the opportunities that I now have. Life is absolutely precious, and while this book will be hard to write, it’ll also be necessary for me. Thanks so much to all of you for supporting me on my journey, and an immeasurable thanks to the folks who kept me alive when I was barely hanging on. None of this would’ve been possible without you.

Google Has Blessed Me!

Google has blessed me with a book overview thing! Perfect timing, because I’m told that my physical proof shipped on Friday. That means book glamor shots and the ebook are both coming soon! And yes, I did just follow my own book on Google.

 

Physical Proof Copy Is on Its Way!

Interior formatting is done, and they’re now going to mail me a physical proof copy of the book for final approval! Here’s the title page and thanks/dedication page, which is appropriate, because I’m feeling incredibly thankful right now. I’m going to hold this book in my hands soon! Huge thanks to all of you who have kept up with this project over the years and shown your support. You’re all awesome!

Back Cover Blurb!

For anyone who’s heard me talk about Here’s Waldo over the years and wanted to know more about it, here’s a blurb straight from the back cover of the book! We’re finalizing the cover right now, and on the internal side of things, editing and proofreading are done! The text is essentially “locked” now, and from here we’ve got folks figuring out the internal formatting for both print and ebook formats, along with fonts and all that good stuff. I seriously can’t say enough good things about Atmosphere Press. They’ve been fast and efficient, helpful and professional throughout the entire process. I’m literally watching a dream come true, and they’re responsible for it. I can’t wait to share this story with all of you!