Where does the time go? I started Waiting on a Word four years ago. How did it get to be 2017? I'm sorry I haven't been around much because WOAW is still my favorite corner of my cyberworld. So where have I been? 2016 was a whirlwind. After starting a new day job, I … Continue reading Another year…!
Happy news! Today I'm excited to share the cover for The Love Square! Here it is... And here's the whole cover... Isn't it cute? The Limitless team did a great job. Here's what the back blurb reads: Clare Davis hates everything about L.A. Well, almost everything… Accustomed to a small town life in Nebraska, Clare … Continue reading Love is more than a little complicated…
Two years ago, I wrote a blog post on Halloween night discussing whether I should take part in NaNoWriMo, National Novel Writing Month. I did do NaNo that year and "won," meaning I wrote 50,000 words in the month of November. That first draft sucked. But for the next year and a half I worked … Continue reading Juggling November
So many people say they want to write or create, but can't get started. Some start, but then can't finish. Recently, I had a conversation with an aspiring writer friend about her struggles to get started. I got the impression that she thought writing was easy for me or that I had some special powers. … Continue reading When the Bottom Beckons
Today I have excellent news to share! I'm going to be a published author! (Woot woot! *Happy dances* and simultaneously pops Tums). Limitless Publishing will be publishing my novel, The Love Square, hopefully this winter! I've already started edits and everyone there has been awesome dealing with me, the newbie author, who has no clue and eight … Continue reading Spreading Good Writerly News!
Two man-made lakes, landscaped with beautiful trees and flowers, sit in the middle of our development. As you can imagine, the mile-long paved pathway around the lakes is a magnet for dog walkers, joggers, bikers, strollers. It's lovely to have the lakes in our neighborhood and to me, they are the shining point of our … Continue reading Mother’s Day Stuff
My nine-year-old, lovingly referred to as "M." on this blog, recently took a liking to art. The other day, we sat together with a pile of paper and he drew for awhile, then I gave him suggestions and he drew some more. Here are some of his pictures: This one looks like an angry dude … Continue reading My Littlest Artist