Monthly Archives: June 2010

Fast news update

I’ve been engaged with major creative projects–the kind that take days to finish while the newspapers pile up unread and the garden goes neglected, I stay up past my bedtime, sleep badly thinking about what hasn’t gotten done and wake … Continue reading

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Happy Ending!

The chipmunk has been successfully returned to its natural habitat. Last night, I made a couple of focused attempts to flush the chipmunk out of hiding and catch it. I only succeeded in further traumatizing the chipmunk and dislodging lots … Continue reading

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Happy Summer Solstice!

I hope everyone is having a blessed Litha and a nice Summer Solstice, wherever you may be. We’re certainly having perfect weather here for it–hot, not too humid, sunny and clear. Haven’t been posting because I’ve been really busy, and … Continue reading

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Happy Flag Day!

I’m not doing too well at posting more often! But it’s been a somewhat frustrating week. Publishing news: Book sales are steadily increasing. As of June 30, Amazon will double the royalties it pays on Kindle books. The Longer the … Continue reading

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WHEW.

I got back from running errands to find both sample copies of The Longer the Fall stuffed into the newspaper box with the newspaper. At least they weren’t lying on the ground! Both the covers are perfect. Now I’m ordering … Continue reading

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Book releases and beasties…more in-depth news of the day

I’m going to try hard not to let so much time pass between updates! Publishing news: This being the lesser and more routine news after the thrilling headline I just posted… The Longer the Fall is now “in stock” and … Continue reading

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The Longer the Fall was reviewed by Library Journal!

Breaking news! This just appeared on the Barnes & Noble page for The Longer the Fall–it got reviewed by Library Journal!! That’s two pre-publication reviews–that I know about, so far! Wow. Wow. I’m just…wow. I just spotted this, I’m working … Continue reading

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Bumpitybumpitybumpitybump!!

I know, it’s been a whole week without an update. Things have been extremely disrupted for the past eight days or so. A detailed account would only be tedious. Nothing major, but there’s just been one ridiculous pothole, pratfall and … Continue reading

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