#1 NYT bestselling author Linda Lael Miller

Archive for September, 2011

That Sound You Don’t Hear—(You Lucky Thing)

Is the thump of hammers and other tools as workmen replace the ugly carpet in the guest room with hardwood to match the rest of the house.  Mary Ann and Jen have been busy removing wallpaper these past few days.  Now that the new floor is going in, the cats are hiding under my bed and Bernice has finally stopped yapping but is sticking pretty near my feet.  :)

What a day to be working on the final stages of a book.  :)  (Why did you schedule the project, then, you ask, as you well might.)  It’s simple:  I thought I’d

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Spaced Out the Blog

I was so busy writing on “Big Sky Country” yesterday that I didn’t even remember the blog until I was too tired to write it.  :)  Something was off with the number of pages I’d written, too, so I went back and sure enough, I’d skipped Chapter 14 completely.  Yikes.  I had to renumber everything which, of course, meant I had one less chapter written than I thought I did.  Mayhem!  Confusion!  I am essentially right-brained, and things like that tend to throw me more than they should.  Alas, I’m writing Chapter 18 today–though I thought I was writing it

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In the old times sometimes cowboys referred to beans as “Deceitful Beans” because they talked behind your back.

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