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Deep in Storyland
Friday, April 27th, 2012

Things are humming along regarding the things I can’t tell you about just yet. Negotiations are done. Now I’m waiting for contracts to be finalized. As soon as I sign, I’ll announce. In the meantime, I’m pounding away at my keyboard.

I have the most absurd schedule. Those 12 things I have to write or edit between now and January 2nd have to overlap so that I can finish them all on time and not have my name changed to MUD. :)

I’m nearing completion on one short. It’s a futuristic story. I’ll be hunting down beta readers before the day is out. I’m not sure about this one. It’s not my usual burning-up-the-sheets story, but then, the editor wanted sensual as opposed to erotic. There’s a lot of world-building that has to go into very few pages. I hope I’ve succeeded without boring the reader to death!

First thing this morning, I organized a round of critiques for this weekend with my Rose’s Colored Glasses group. Just one more thing off my plate—other then the fact I have to review three sets of authors’ stories myself before the weekend’s out.

I have to complete my review of the final galley for She Shifters. Although I’ve read this manuscript a dozen times, I’m still excited by the stories. I hope readers will feel the same way when they see it in July!

So where am I today? Deep in Storyland. Moving through worlds set in the future on the planet Mars, diving into icy waters with selkies, swimming in warm oceans with dragons, and hopefully, if I don’t run out of time, charging back to Memphis with my cops from Delta Heat. If I’m lucky, I’ll finish up just after dinner time.

And you thought the life of a writer was so easy!

7 comments to “Deep in Storyland”

  1. Patricia
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      · April 27th, 2012 at 10:20 am · Link

    Thanks for organizing the critique sessions. They are incredibly helpful!



  2. christi Anderson
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      · April 27th, 2012 at 10:42 am · Link

    Can you say Whew!!!!!!!!!!! love selkies and dragons



  3. ELF
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      · April 28th, 2012 at 1:03 am · Link

    Please keep me in mind if you are still looking for a beta reader(-:

    Good luck with your hectic schedule!



  4. Ilona
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      · April 28th, 2012 at 12:26 pm · Link

    Wish I could have joined you on your storyland trip. Meeting Selkies, Dragons and hot cops all in one day – Awesome!



  5. Delilah
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      · April 28th, 2012 at 10:40 pm · Link

    Patricia! YVW!

    Christi! Then you’ll love She Shifters!

    Elf! I will, hon! And thanks!

    Ilona! It’s selfish of me to do it on my own, isn’t it?



  6. kimh
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      · April 29th, 2012 at 2:48 am · Link

    sounds fun good luck :-D



  7. Shadow
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      · May 1st, 2012 at 1:40 am · Link

    Wow! Your one busy bee! Looking forward to your stories. Im excited! Keep them a coming! ;)