#1 NYT bestselling author Linda Lael Miller

Archive for August, 2005

The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Just About Everything

Of course I’m not an idiot, at least, not a complete one, and neither are you. However, I am so fond of these books that I thought I’d say a few words about them here.

I probably own thirty of these bright orange tomes. Right now, beside me on the kitchen table, where I am taking advantage of wireless technology, using my laptop, a stack of volumes teeters, full of invitation. (Please excuse all the commas. My beloved editor is on vacation.)

For instance, there is the CPI’s Guide to “Body Language”. What writer couldn’t benefit from that? Indeed, what

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New book begun yesterday

Yesterday I started–really started–the first book in my new trilogy of contemporary romantic suspense stories. The title, provided my editor and publisher agree, is “Dead Husbands”, to be followed by “Dead Wives” and “Dead Lovers.” Yikes! While writing these stories, I will have to be careful to think more than usual about life.

I’ve put in my four minutes this morning, and it feels good. Tomorrow, I’ll be back to the lower-body session, and that was hard yesterday. I’ll have to rein in my enthusiasm and go for 1-2 minutes, until I get stronger. It became painfully clear that

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In the old times sometimes cowboys referred to beans as “Deceitful Beans” because they talked behind your back.

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