#1 NYT bestselling author Linda Lael Miller

Archive for February, 2007

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“McKettrick’s Luck” is still hanging in there on the bestseller lists–holding at #8 on the New York Times and selling strongly. With all this excitement, it’s hard to settle down and work on the project at hand. Especially when people are digging wells and using nail guns and a variety of other construction type things. Bernicie is not a fan of construction, and neither am I, so we’ll be retreating soon, with Sadie-bean, to the lake house. (Trust me, it is hard to write with a panicked Yorkie clinging to your shoulder with tiny front paws!)

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Life is What Happens…

When you’re trying to: write a book, renovate your house, build a barn. You fill in the blanks.

Yesterday, I didn’t even get to this blog, because I was in a meeting for most of the day. We accomplished a lot, but STILL. You don’t know how REALLY glad I am that meetings are not a regular part of my day.

Since the barn-building and the renovations are only going to get MORE hectic, Sadie, Bernice and I will be moving to the lake house soon. The kitties will be happier staying right here; they do not like road trips.

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Cattle drives rarely went more than ten or twelve miles a day, as the cattle had to be given time to rest and graze. A drive from Texas to Montana could take up to five months.

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