Monthly Archives: July 2011

cycles

This bunch of yarn will soon be used to make a winter-warm afghan for curling under with a good book as the snow flies. It is hard to imagine, when we have the temperatures from hell this summer. Extreme weather … Continue reading

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what a ride

163,208 words. 3.5 months. My second book, the sequel to Gaia Dreams is finished. Time to celebrate!! Woohoo!!! Okay, now that’s done–time to edit! Woo–what? That’s right. Typing ‘the end’ signifies the fun has ended and the work begins. The … Continue reading

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the end is near

Yes, I’m afraid this dill plant is pretty much dead. The end is most definitely near for my experiment in growing herbs this summer. I enjoyed it, and had some lovely flavors added to my food. I also forgot to … Continue reading

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when characters become real

Tonight I cried over the death of a fictional character. No, I wasn’t reading a book. It was a character from my own imagination, in my own writing. I won’t say who it was or even what story it was … Continue reading

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all the pretty colors

I love writing utensils. Pens, pencils, crayons, markers, and in this case, colored pencils. No matter how much time I spend on the computer, I will always love trying out a new pen, or sharpening my pencil to a fine … Continue reading

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and so it begins

The book is out! It is available as a trade paperback at amazon. It is available as a Kindle ebook at amazon. It is available in Nook format or trade paperback at Barnes & Noble. I’m so excited!!!! (note: trade … Continue reading

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time for coffee

Java–a cup of joe–no matter what you call it, coffee is one of the best things on the planet. Here’s a photo of my current favorite brand that I can always find in my grocery store, along with one of … Continue reading

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the splat of tomatoes

Tomatoes. Tomatoes being tossed at my book. This is the image I woke up to this morning. As the date grows nearer to the release of the book (July 12th!!!), I find my anxiety level grows higher. What can I … Continue reading

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