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Sitting Pretty

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So we all survived the winter storm, more or less. Not that 30 inches is anything to sneeze at – but we didn’t lose power, and quite frankly that was the one thing I was really worried about. The kids were off of school for over a week, but aside from that, everything was pretty good. No harm done. Not sure if we’ll be getting anything else this winter or not, but I’ve about had my fill of precipitation at the moment. It’s cool with me if we move right into Spring now. In the meantime, I’ve been editing away on this new(ish) book. Finally got that out to the agent the other night, and I’m giving myself a few days to not look at anything of my own. Beta reads for friends, absolutely, but I’d gotten to the point on my own manuscript where it seemed like everything sucked.… Read more

The Calm Before the Storm

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I took a picture of the sunrise this morning. I hadn’t been sleeping well anyway, so I figured I’d just get up, even though the kids have no school. Of course, somewhere around noon today the snow should start up and continue for about 36 hours. I’m not a big fan of snow hype – I like snow in general and this winter hasn’t felt like winter at all, given the unusually warm December we had. Be careful what you wish for and all that, I suppose. But this whole week has felt…off. Maybe it’s compounded by the fact that I signed up for this little Brighid course online where we are supposed to be looking for signs of Spring before Imbolc, and of course all I’m seeing is signs that we’re about to be royally dumped on by the Ice King. The way the models have been repeatedly lining… Read more

Word Whores: Guilty Pleasures

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I’m over at Word Whores today talking about my own guilty pleasure (computer gaming, of course.). Stop on by if you enjoy a little tank and spank of your own. 😉 Otherwise, due to snow issues, I lost power last night from about 6 PM to 4:30 AM this morning, so I missed the craft chat over at Savvy. Hopefully we can get that rescheduled soon, so many apologies there. Almost tried to get out to the local B&N to steal their wireless, but the roads were pretty bad and quite frankly I’d be surprised if any of the stores stayed open past nine anyway. So, there we go. I’m also over at Night Owl Romance today, talking a little bit about animal sidekicks. Check it out for a chance to win a copy of A Brush of Darkness. 🙂… Read more