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Remember that book I was writing? AstroWed is ALMOST HERE!

Space… Wedding planning… Time machines… ASTROWED!!! The first book in my AstroWed series, The Universe’s Most Kickass Wedding Planning Workbook will be available on March 15th, on Amazon.com. Until then, get special pre-order pricing by clicking HERE. If you just watched the video, and you’re wondering where to go, CLICK HERE.   And if you’d […]

How to find an editor that's right for you - Stacey Dyer, Reedsy

Finding an Editor That’s Right for You (My guest post on Reedsy)

If you’ve ever wondered how to find an editor for your book, or what it’s like to work with one, I’ve got a story for you! Learn how I found my editor for AstroWed, what you can expect when you use an awesome service like Reedsy, and most importantly, how to make the process of […]

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The 3 Best Books for Overachievers

Hello Overachievers!! Get ready for three of the best books from 2015 and beyond. Working as the creative strategist for a new product during the day, diligently working on my first book at night, and steadfastly serving as a designer/marketer always, these books have inspired and enabled me to kick some serious creative ass. You’re […]

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What do you mean “book design?”

I’ve been MIA on the blog the last couple months because I’ve been working on turning the DIY wedding posts into a wedding planning workbook. It’s going to be a literary mullet: true stories and pro tips (business) in the front, and a workbook (party) in the back. While the editing of copy is underway […]

mentor vs non-mentor

How to Identify a Non-Mentor

The below was written in response to Tobias van Schneider’s post, Ignore Everybody.   Over the years I’ve had some incredible mentors and recently found myself with a big idea in-hand without a mentor in sight. This concerned me enough to produce a sort of radar, so that when I attend workshops or meet new […]

book writing sketchbook

There is a Book on the Horizon…!

Many thanks to the wonderful folks at the Tell Your Why Story workshop for allowing me to test drive the book concept. Here’s a sneak preview of what I’ve been working on and can’t wait to share with you!

Bridesmaid Dresses

How Bridesmaid Dresses Reveal More than Just a Little Leg

Our bridesmaid dresses, groom outfit, and décor color palette was inspired by my mother. She picked out her dress very early, in an unexpected color, but I really loved it once I saw it in person. Our wedding was in a bright, sunny location filled with saturated pastels, therefore I was put off by a […]

Wedding Vendors

A Mad Libs-like Process for Choosing Wedding Vendors

Sometimes, we have a choice in our vendors, and we do our best to get the highest quality for a realistic price. At other moments in the wedding planning process, we are forced into a corner and our choices become limited, expensive, unwanted – or all the above. This is my story. *queue the Law […]