Socci Books Publishing blog

The Socci Books Publishing blog contains bits and pieces of commentary based on the wook-writing process and interesting observations associated with Amanda’s books-in-progress. While some of the information may be outdated, the blog serves as a great historical tool to capture Amanda’s thoughts exactly as she was going through certain things

Future blog posts as well as the Socci Books e-newsletter will highlight current progress and future publishing projects.

Celebrating the Concept of “Short Books”
writing process

Celebrating the Concept of “Short Books”

Amanda had been swishing around the idea of writing a book and publishing it for a long time, sort of...
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So many updates! Titles, Descriptions. Book Covers
website

So many updates! Titles, Descriptions. Book Covers

We are often apt to get frustrated because things are not going as quickly as we hope. The fire to...
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conflicted with joy

New Book Writing Project Underway

We can barely believe all that has transpired in the last 2.5 weeks. If you read our blog post from...
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Abrupt Change in Plans
conflicted with joy

Abrupt Change in Plans

In a move that makes no sense to anyone except Amanda, Amanda decided to briefly pause work on her current...
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Serious Website Revamp
website

Serious Website Revamp

In the last few days, we spent the bulk of our time working with WordPress to find another theme and...
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Follow Us!
audience

Follow Us!

Cool animated clip, isn't it? Socci Books is unlike anything you may have seen. We are a family of four:...
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Guess what? I’m not related to a Dictator after all. Hooray!
faith-based memoir

Guess what? I’m not related to a Dictator after all. Hooray!

On day ten, which was yesterday, I wrote the final punctuation of my faith story involving my Latino and “Italian”...
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The Cringe Factor is a Useful Tool
faith-based memoir

The Cringe Factor is a Useful Tool

The more I take away from my book, the clearer I’m seeing my book come to life.  It is like...
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Old Stories, new Titles
faith-based memoir

Old Stories, new Titles

I am continuing on my path of reviewing faith stories I had written back in 2012. I love reliving my...
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Clarifying my Book Plan Vision
faith-based memoir

Clarifying my Book Plan Vision

Progress on my faith-based memoir has been a bit strange for the last two weeks. I noticed I’ve done less...
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Rejecting a Faith Story from the Book
faith-based memoir

Rejecting a Faith Story from the Book

As I have been plugging away working on the faith stories I want to include in my book, I made...
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Creating Specific Categories and Inventing Good versus Bad Faith Stories
faith-based memoir

Creating Specific Categories and Inventing Good versus Bad Faith Stories

I can’t even begin to say how enthusiastic I am right now. I’ve really taken this book writing plan to...
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Spending two weeks solid on the Introduction
faith-based memoir

Spending two weeks solid on the Introduction

I sort of do feel bad for not updating this website or the accompanying Instagram profile more frequently. I’m well...
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Writing Introduction to “Transformed” Memoir
faith-based memoir

Writing Introduction to “Transformed” Memoir

I had been jumping around with my writing projects for a while, seemingly chasing after creative leads that take me...
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Writing contest for kids
Leoanna

Writing contest for kids

One of our parenting groups shared a link that interested me. I learned that our local public access television station...
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Launching on Palm Sunday
inspiration

Launching on Palm Sunday

If you would have told me twenty years ago or even as recent as a year ago that we would...
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