I am going over the MS for Bound in Smoke before it goes back to my editor. I’ve been going through the “Action Items” list I use to keep track of details or items I need to double check. Also, today I saw the comp for the cover of book three in the series. I […]
I do have a progress report on Bound in Smoke, which is that I have four chapters to edit before I send it back to my editor. It’s been slow going. 2018 was a challenging year for me. I needed a lot longer than I thought to recover from a long period of disrupted sleep […]
To all who celebrate, a Happy Thanksgiving to all.
September 1st, 2019 I took over as President of RWA (Romance Writers of America). My term runs until August 31, 2020. However, this is my writing blog and all the opinions here are my own and do not represent any organization.
A few updates for everyone. I am in the final, final stages of editing Bound In Smoke. I expect to post the new chapter 1 shortly and send this version to my editor. It seems like forever that I’ve been working on this, and I know that the initial versions went slowly for a lot […]
Hello! The RWA National Conference is over, and I’m recovered from the jet lag since the conference took place in New York and I am in California. Next’s year’s conference is in San Francisco, so that will be a no jet-lag conference for me. I’ve been really busy, but believe it or not, I am […]
To all who observe, happy Fourth of July.
This morning I decided I wanted pancakes but we didn’t have buttermilk for my usual recipe. So I read a few recipes and remembered another recipe that called for egg whites. What I came up with was DELICIOUS and and made from what I had on hand. Here’s the recipe so I don’t forget what […]
Yes, I am still revising Bound In Smoke. Although the story retains mostly the same plot events this is a do-over of the first half of the book. But it’s also a do-over of the entire book with respect to some authorial choices about the writing. It’s been a rough few years with writing because […]
I have Bound In Smoke back from my editor and I am doing revisions. After thinking about it for a few days, I am redoing the beginning. But things are going pretty well.