#1 NYT bestselling author Linda Lael Miller
Better Rename This Place…

And call it the Lazy L! I was up half the night, listening to “A Wanted Man” on CD, and didn’t even get to this blog until this unGodly hour.

It isn’t as if I didn’t know how the book ends, for Pete’s sake, but I just kept putting in another CD and pushing the ‘play’ button. I guess it’s vanity, but I really enjoy hearing my own words read back to me, by actors and actresses. Go figure. Sadie and Bernice provided the background music–snoring.

Critics.

They’re everywhere.

Have a wonderful weekend.

Sunrise

The sun is just about to peek over the eastern hills, beyond the draw. I love this time of the morning, when things are still quiet. We’ve got snow, with more predicted, and I imagine the horses are starting to stir around out in the barn, looking for breakfast. Sadie is snoring on her pink bed under my printer table, and Bernice is cozied up on my bed. The coffee’s on, and I’ve done my journaling.

Life is good.

I wrote the first chapter of “Logan’s Return” yesterday–and I love it. It’s going to be great, spending time with the Creeds. Hunks, every one of them, but hunks with hearts. I always fall hard for my heroes, and Logan, I can tell, will be no exception.

I’ve got some craft projects going–right now, I’m doing “Melt Art”. I scanned a picture of the Cartwrights–the original inspiration for my penchant for cowboy brothers :)–and printed it out on t-shirt paper. Later, when I’ve finished my writing for the day, I’ll make a pin by pouring the clear acrylic/wax stuff over the image. It hardens in about a minute, then you peel the back off, and you’ve got a clear transfer. T-shirt paper works better than regular ink jet–much easier to remove the back. I use a cookie cutter greased with mineral oil to shape the thing. It’s messy work, as you can imagine, but it’s satisfying, too. I get lots of good ideas when I’m playing with my toys–and you know what happens when I get a good idea!

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

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