I took an online course today from Cat Rambo on Description and Delivering Information. My favorite tip was: Always choose to describe what’s distinct for that moment in time. That ignites my imagination to see every level of what’s happening in my scene: physical setting, feelings, filters, predicaments, other characters, reactions. I think it will allow me to…
Yup, I was down to the wire, but met my Camp NaNoWriMo goal again in July. 3630 more minutes on Book II of The Unwitting Journeys of the Witty Miss Livingstone. I’m working hard to get it out to you this Fall! …but now it’s Nighty-night time. Zzzzzz
A Writer’s Life…is awesome! I wouldn’t trade it for — almost anything. And yes, this is a sneak peek at a pivotal moment in The Unwitting Journeys of the Witty Miss Livingstone, Book II: Memory Key.
Here’s a snippet of the Beta version – Chapter 6 In Which Miss Livingstone Doesn’t See What’s Coming to Her…
“That was a sudden departure, Caprice,” Mr. Scott called as he offered his arm and glanced after the girl and her brother.
“Mr. Scott, please!” I looked up and down to see if anyone had observed his over-familiarity — most especially Abigale. But she was still busy marching off. Master Henry turned his head and shot me one more crooked grin.
I’ll be at CapitalIndieBookCon2 this Saturday, May 13th at Olympia Center along with my Author-friends in FVP Books and a ton of other Indie Authors from around the Pacific NW! This event was fun last year and there’s a huge variety of great books to pick up and have signed when you meet the authors. Love to read? Come on down… 11am-6pm, FREE admission too!
“The journey for knowledge and the experience of the heart is a path worth pursuing, my dear. All the mechanisms in the world can’t replace what you know and feel.” -Father
“So many thinking people are taken with mere mechanism and dry observation. I would be ever grateful that he brought me to be with him in the West — for education, and affection.” -Miss Livingstone
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Seventy-six hours of editing in 30 days! My goal was 75. It was a lot of work, but I’ve really got a handle on the second book in my Witty Miss Livingstone series and a better grasp of the full story arc of the other 3 books to…
Check out what my actor-friend Paula Spurr did when she received my new book from Amazon…Zowie!
Wine & Words was a hit! Turn out was great, and everyone enjoyed the quality and entertainment of the stories, stage-plays and poetry that was shared. So much talent in our area! A big thanks to The Black Dog Arts Cafe’ for providing the venue and great food, drinks and service last night – as always!
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I’ll be HERE Reading from Miss Livingstone and other Novels Tonight! Come on out and hear me and some other great NW Authors!
One of my favorite nights of the year, from Six to Midnight my town’s small venues are taken over by jazz musicians from high school students to legends. Here’s a smattering of what I saw, and if you’d like to hear some, you can click on the links-Find HD for better view… Greg Ruby Group:…
Outside my office window there’s been a chorus of song all day, everyday, this week. The white crown sparrows are hanging out and singing away. You can hear them HERE. Make sure to choose HD. You can also see VIDEO of a hummingbird that was perching and flitting by my window today.