Winner! Plus my life lately.

Thursday, June 30, 2011
The winner of Tris and Izzie and Witch Song is: Tina! Yay! And thanks for talking to a bookstore! You rock!

My son was praying aloud the other day and asked God to please help mom be on the computer a little less. *winces*

So we've been playing a lot lately. This week, my father-in-law and his wife came down from Ohio, we've hung out with them at the beach and parks.

Any time I'm not spending with my kids or cleaning my house, I've been hard at work with my edits of Daughter of Winter. I've made a lot of changes. Added 3,000 words. I'm not sure if half--not all, just half--those edits actually help the book--seems more like a vertical shift. Very frustrating. But that's what my publisher wanted. Part of playing the game.

I have ZERO time to work on Forbidden Forest lately, which is also very frustrating. I wanted to have the whole MS written by the end of August. I'm not even half way and I don't see any end in sight for what I'm doing. *double sigh*

So ya, between edits, marketing, kids, and cleaning; no time to write new stuff. *triple sigh*

But I wouldn't trade it. We're simply having too much fun (except for the cleaning part).


  1. I hope life calms down a bit so you can get more writing in. But, you're right. Being with family is more important. :)

  1. Oh...don't neglect your family. Before you know it they will be all grown up. Writing simply isn't worth missing that.

  1. Weaver said...:

    Totally understand the cleaning part. Yuck.

    Enjoy your family. Sleep can wait. ;)

  1. Thanks guys. We're going to Grandma's house today. Beach tomorrow. Summer fun, here we come!

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