#1 NYT bestselling author Linda Lael Miller

Archive for August, 2007

Three Magic Words

I often get lovely insights during my morning journalling sessions, and today was a humdinger.

A little groundwork, first. We Laels, you see, are a stubborn bunch. (And that’s putting it kindly.) It’s our first instinct–and this goes back for generations–to dig in our heels and put up our dukes. We are tough and resilent, and those things are good, but it’s pretty exhausting to resist everything. :) We were probably hell on the British army in the 1770’s, and we fought on both sides during the Civil War. Oh, yeah, we’re fighters, all right, we love our independence and will

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On the Move

I’m at the lake again, but soon off to the book store and a few other places. Sadie and Bernice are happy at the other house, by all reports, but I still miss them and will be glad to see their pesky little fur-faces again tomorrow.

I’m almost convalescent, recovering from writing “The Rustler” and, at the same time, gearing up for new projects I plan to begin on Monday morning. I do my best, with every single book I write, but “The Rustler” is special. I poured my heart and soul into it, with no holding back, something I

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Though the term “stick ’em up” is widely used in Western films, it wasn’t actually coined until the 1930’s.

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