Bulging To Do List

I've been working on a story almost non-stop for several months.  I like how it's developing.  I like how it changed from what I thought it was going to be.  It was flowing nicely and then life got complicated.As is usually the case, my brain can only handle so many tasks and then it rebels.  … Continue reading Bulging To Do List

New Pages and Other News

If you have been here before, you'll notice new pages.  There is a page for interviews.  I've got my first one posted featuring Lauren Alder.  I've got another one ready (or nearly) for the next interview.  I've got feelers out to authors.  If you are an author or an editor or even a publisher, contact … Continue reading New Pages and Other News

Which End Is Up?

My goal has been to get more patterns published.  I submitted three patterns and one got accepted!  Yeah!  Last night I worked on a pattern and the pattern is complete I need to finish the crocheting so I can take a picture and submit the pattern. I have so many ideas for patterns right now … Continue reading Which End Is Up?

One Step at a Time

Frustration abounds for me right now.  There are a lot of things happening for me with my writing.  I've got a sale going on through Smashwords, a blog tour coming up in less than a week, and a reader event I'm trying to get organized to go to. Each of these has many steps and components … Continue reading One Step at a Time

Back at the Grindstone

With nine days off, you would think I got a lot accomplished.  I did when it comes to spending time with my girls but off my to-do list?  Not so much. I got 70 stars made but I need to get 30 more done.  I'd like to get them done sooner rather than later.  But … Continue reading Back at the Grindstone

Catch Up

It's been a busy week.  I've gotten some of my writing stuff done but mostly spent time with family.  My daughters came to visit.  We played this new game called Ticket to Ride.  It was fun.  On the surface it was simple - pick tickets and build your trains from one station to the next. … Continue reading Catch Up

Nine Day Weekend?

I'm on a streak!  I recently won three books!  Hopefully they will be good books and I will enjoy them.  The question will be how will I fit them into my schedule.One is a physical book and I think the other two are ebooks.  I'm going to have to ask my daughter to help me … Continue reading Nine Day Weekend?

Crossing Off

Last night I wrote until 2 am.  You would think I would be able to sleep in.  Nope, eyes popped open early and while I attempted to sleep some more, I only dozed.  I was still up by 7:30.  I was determined to get things done today. I tackled my desk.  I organized paperwork by … Continue reading Crossing Off

Wayfarer Evolution and Other Good News!

It's done!  It's published!  I'm really excited about this one.  I think the story turned out really good.  I'm pleased with the end result.Here is a synopsis of it:With the retreat of the Hettians to their own space, Adara is left to face the day to day running of the Wayfarers.  With Oakes’ reassurance and … Continue reading Wayfarer Evolution and Other Good News!

Quick & Easy Throws

As I make gifts, I usually write my own patterns.  These throws were made for gifts for student workers and for one of my daughters. All four of these I crocheted in under 12 hours.  They work up quickly because you use a large hook and the yarn is so thick.  More than that, they are … Continue reading Quick & Easy Throws