#1 NYT bestselling author Linda Lael Miller

Archive for February, 2008

Sneaky Stuff

This flu is sneaky stuff. It’s easy to think you’re over it, then find out you’re not. So if you have it, or even think you’re getting it, be careful. REST.

Plans for today are pretty low-key. Work on an outline, and do some art–that’s about it for this cowgirl.

I watch the “Carol Duval Show” pretty faithfully–TIVO it, along with “Crafters Coast to Coast” and “That’s Clever”. Yesterday, they ran a segment on the CDS that really interested me. Artist Trading Cards. These little works of art are about the size of a baseball card, and are usually collaged.

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Art Therapy

Nothing reduces my stress (or increases my housekeeper’s stress :)) like art work. Of course I am being wildly optimistic by using the term ‘art’. Is scribbling water-soluable oil crayon all over a canvas and then blending the colors art? Who knows. But it’s a lot of fun.

Why do I need art therapy, you may ask? Don’t you have a new book coming out TODAY?
(“Deadly Deceptions”, book 2 in the Mojo Sheepshanks series).

Yes, I do have a book coming out today, and that always excites me–and makes me tense, too. So if I pour resin, or cut

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Around 1541, the present state of Texas was called Tejas, a Spanish version of the Caddo word meaning “allies.”

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