#1 NYT bestselling author Linda Lael Miller

Archive for October, 2009

Tap Dancing Again

Although I seem to have some kind of flu bug–no energy, coughing, aches and pains–I am feeling better about my life than I have in a long, long time.

It’s one thing to create drama in my stories. It’s another to create drama in my life.

My imagination is, to put it mildly, well-developed. This is both a good thing and a bad thing. Why it’s good is obvious: I get to write stories for a living. It’s the right life, the best life, for me, and I’m grateful. Why it can be bad is trickier to explain and to

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Shopping on Etsy and Other Indulgences

While I have yet to work up the courage to offer one of my own paintings for sale, I have a growing collection of what I would describe as folk art, most of which I find on Etsy, or by clicking to see who is following whoever is following me (sheesh, that was a mouthful) on Twitter. As you know if you’ve been reading this blog for a while, I plan to donate my net profits (after sales tax, shipping, etc.) to various charities–when I put something up on Etsy or eBay and IF anyone buys it. :)

There are some

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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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