IndieBRAG Holiday Blog Hop

I have joined indieBRAG Medallion honorees for the month of December, on  http://www.bragmedallion.com/, for  this Christmas Blog Hop. Participating authors will share tales of Christmas traditions and more. Enjoy! And Happy Holidays to you! Traditions… Dad worked on the Christmas tree lot for the Optimists Club every year, selling beautiful and fresh-smelling pines and cedars. He could have…

Family Peace, Christmas, & lasagna

The final countdown has begun. I shipped the files for the novel to Jaye Manus for formatting. In a few days – assuming Jaye can make heads or tails of the .doc file – I’ll be reviewing proofs for Kindle format! You can’t imagine the work that goes into formatting a Word document to make…

not listening to the calls of chapter 1…

I am desperately trying to pretend that I don’t have 95,000+ words on my hard drive calling my name. A couple of weeks ago I asked the twitterati (is that the right term?) if they put their novels aside for a brief time before diving into revisions of a 1st (or 2nd/3rd) draft. It’s also…