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Too many...

There’s way too many.

Too many things to do on this Monday, with school starting and trying to get a little R&R in still.

Too many peaches in the box on the floor that I have to find time to can before they over ripen.

And too many words in the novella. I finished The Wind and the Sun first draft yesterday, but it topped out over the 15K limit for submission. Sigh. So it’s off with a pair of scissors before I can get it to some readers. That deadline of September 30th looms…

I guess it’s better than being bored.

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Margaritaville and the world of second novels

Well, hi there.

Yes, the Margaritas are very good, thankyou. I mean, what’s Labour Day but to celebrate and relax from our labours?

(Note- it took three tries to hit the question mark key instead of the right arrow key. Verrrrryyy good Margaritas….)

I’ve discovered that writing a first novel is easy. Far easier than trying to get the damn characters to behave for a second novel. They all want to jump in and talk about everything and anything and I KNOW that that’s not where I want to start.

I want to write a book that stands alone, but makes you interested in the people mentioned whose stories have already been told. I want to write so that you don’t have to have read book one to get the story without going ‘What the heck is she talking about?’

But everything I’ve been taught up until now says my story should be starting with what I’ve got currently sitting in the Chapter three slot. You know, catchy, action begins here.

And since I’m writing romance, let’s say hello to Main Character One and Main Character Two.

But no…. my current first chapter starts 5 years before and gets into all kinds of backstory. Only it’s kinda fun if I didn’t know what was coming in a couple of Chapters from now.

And HOW do I explain that someone knows they are a werewolf to someone who knew they didn’t know they were a werewolf without telling about how they found out they were a werewolf.

Yeah, what I just said…

All I can say at this point is that I know I need to go find another lime. Decisions will wait until tomorrow.

(Oh, except I’ve realized if I’m going to make the submission deadlines I have to write the cowboy story a whole lot faster. It may need to become an online writing exercise.)

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Heart beating wildly...

I’ve been sitting on pins and needles for weeks, hoping for a response on a story I submitted.

I had written ‘Hidden Away’ and really fell in love with the world of my werewolves. Then I found a submissions call for novellas about humourous wolves/ghosts and other spookies. The deadline was May 30th with selection by June 16th.

So in spite of the fact that it was already mid April, even though we were packing up the house and moving into a camper for a while. Plus going camping for a couple of weekends… well I wrote the story and submitted 20K.

I have to say I -like- that I only had to wait two weeks for an answer. (I HATE waiting…) I got a ‘No…but’. I wasn’t selected for the anthology but the editor was kind enough to pass on the story to another editor to look at as a regular submission.

She was also very quick and by June 23 I had another ‘No…but’. She gave me suggestions for revisions and said she’d look at again if I revised. Side note. Wow, was she ever good with her suggestions! I could see where the issues were and possibilities for changing. I am so glad that she’s good at her job!

Of course June 25 the family left for a three week trip to the east coast. I did take the laptop along and started revising. It worked well. I’d stew about scenes in my brain and then when I finally got a few minutes with electricity I’d flash out words like wildfire!

I resubmitted July 18th.

Did I mention I HATE waiting?

Late yesterday I got the email. ‘THE’ email.

It wasn’t ‘No…but’. It was ‘Yes…but’.

That’s when the heart pounding started. I need to sign a contract still, but I’m not too superstitious. It’s gonna happen. I’m getting published!

Oh, and the ‘…but’ part? I need to change the story title. Which is totally throwing me now as I’ve had the title since the first minute. But I can come up with something.

Because I’m a writer.

:)

Nowadays there is lot of unforeseen circumstance which force people to take remedies. You can order medicines directly your office. In these latter days the stock you can find in online pharmacy is actually high. Some medications are as a rule used to treat many types of bacteria, such as tonsillitis and infections of the throat. Other ones are used to treat diabetes. Cialis is a remedy used to treat divers afflictions. What do you have to know about cialis order online? Presently many families search for the exact keyword ordering cialis online on the Internet. Perhaps you already read something about it. Having erectile disfunction can beyond doubt complicate romance. What can cause erectile disfunction? A row of psychological issues can produce erectile dysfunction. What should you discuss with a physician before taking Cialis? Any treatment may cause dangerous side effects. Sometimes side effects can be actually dangerous. Talk to your pharmacist about the proper disposal of your medicine.

Secrets of Tarneth

A simple training mission goes disastrously wrong leaving the untried Prince Toren in charge of two elves and a human youth. Not only do they have to deal with attacks from an unknown enemy, they face the challenge of opening their eyes to a world that is not what they thought it to be.

As hidden truths are revealed bringing both pleasure and pain they struggle to complete their tasks. Will their friendships be strong enough to solve the mysteries before them?

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I wrote this story for Nanowrimo 2007. I went a little insane and it turned into a 100K+ story. Needless to say I have a lot of editing to do on it but there is a really good premise underneath this mess and I hope to pull it out eventually. It’s currently a Young Adult work and part of my problem is if I want to turn it to more adult or keep it YA.

I really learned a great deal as I wrote this story, so I think I’m always going to like it, just for how much it made me grow!

Nowadays there is lot of unforeseen circumstance which force men to take remedies. You can order medicines directly your office. In these latter days the stock you can find in online pharmacy is actually high. Some medications are as a rule used to treat many types of bacteria, such as tonsillitis and infections of the throat. Other ones are used to treat diabetes. Cialis is a remedy used to treat divers afflictions. What do you have to know about cialis order online? Presently many families search for the exact keyword ordering cialis online on the Internet. Perhaps you already read something about it. Having erectile dysfunction can beyond doubt complicate romance. What can cause erectile malfunction? A row of psychological issues can produce erectile malfunction. What should you discuss with a physician before taking Cialis? Any medication may cause dangerous side effects. Sometimes side effects can be actually dangerous. Talk to your pharmacist about the proper disposal of your medicine.

Let's start at the very beginning...


I suppose everything needs to begin at some point, although I’d far prefer to just jump in and pretend I’ve been here forever.

Because I have. I’ve always journaled about life, the universe and everything.

I’ve always rambled about nothing for long periods of time.

I’ve just never left my writing out on the table for others to pick up and read. Except for that ONE time and holy moly did I ever get in deep for that!

But in the interest of trying to get consistent in writing, in making writing more than just something I do for kicks…

I write therefore I Blog.

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