Cursing as celebration: why and how we swear on the Offbeat Empire

This issue has come up for years — does anyone remember "Motherfuckergate" back in 2011? — and our response is generally the same: foul language has been a part of the Offbeat Bride brand since before the website even launched. The copyeditor of my book, Offbeat Bride: Creative Alternatives for Independent Brides, was flagging foul language all the way back in 2006. Ultimately, if you're uncomfortable with swearing, Offbeat Bride just isn't going to be a great fit for you. That said, we DO have a very specific way we generally use curse words…


Offbeat Bride on Divine Caroline

There's a new excerpt of the book up on DivineCaroline. The chapter excerpted is called "Location, location, location: Picking the Where and When of the Wedding."


Canada loves Offbeat Bride

In terms of mainstream media reception, Offbeat Bride has done better in Canada than it has in the U.S. As I'd expected, the book has gotten great reception from independent…..