#1 NYT bestselling author Linda Lael Miller

Archive for October, 2009

Good Morning!

I’m feeling restored on this sunny fall morning. Nothing like a little sunshine to raise my spirits.

Plans for today–“working” on the new book (this shouldn’t really be called “work”)–maybe putting a few touches on some paintings I’ve started. I’ve been using a lot of Gallery Glass lately–it’s faux stained glass, available at Michael’s or JoAnn’s–and I love the way it looks on canvas.

Have posted pix of two pieces on Facebook and Twitter. Favorite comment so far came from my cousin, Barbara, who is an accomplished artist, as are her mother and sister. She said my figure looked confused,

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There’s a name for this kind of day…

Two of my favorite people, one my mother and one a long-dead writer, Gladys Tabor, who wrote wonderful books about a Connecticut farm called Stillmeadow, would call a rainy day like this one a “pencil-sharpening day”. :) I love it.

For me, it will be a print-out-and-read-through-what-I’ve-written-so-far day. Picking up loose threads, weaving them in, and moving on. I love this story–“Garrett”–Book 2 in the Texas McKettricks series. It touches my heart in some very tender places.

I’m learning Twitter and Facebook. (Check Sadie out on Twitter–lindalaelmiller–she has her new blue coat on, and was VERY reluctant to go out to

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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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