The 3rd edition of Offbeat Bride: What it’s like to STILL be talking about your wedding 15 years later
What’s it like editing a book about your wedding 15 years after the fact? It’s humbling. It’s embarrassing. It makes you realize how much you’ve changed, and it makes you deeply profoundly grateful for the ride.
Oh hi there, it’s me. Ariel. You know, the publisher of offbeatbride.com. The author with three names who wrote that book, Offbeat Bride: Creative Alternatives for Independent Brides, a decade ago? The founder of a publishing business built on the back of her 2004 wedding?
Yeah, that’s me. And as of this week, I’m divorced.
It’s come to my attention that several Offbeat Brides have started a “Sisterhood of the traveling book” project, wherein they pass a single copy of my book Offbeat Bride: Creative Alternatives for Independent Brides from newly-engaged friend to newly-engaged friend. Here’s the purchaser of the book, Ellie, explaining how the tradition got established (spoiler: it was her husband’s idea!)…
It’s been a while since we’ve seen an Offbeat Bride the Book shot! And these two are awesomely retro, which doubles the fun. I would like to snag both of those pairs of sunglasses. But this week is going to take a slightly different turn. The Flickr Pool, Pinterest, and the Offbeat Bride Tribe was full of romance shots and K-I-S-S-I-N-G.