#1 NYT bestselling author Linda Lael Miller

Archive for August, 2005

Better Every Day

Life just gets better every day. Even when it’s messy.
Go figure.
It’s a paradox. What I think is bad so often turns out to be good, at least in the long run, but what’s good is always good.
How can you lose with a deal like that?
What I’m listening to: Karen Taylor-Good. Man, can she sing, and her songs touch my heart–sometimes in the raw, quivering places.
What I’m reading: “Goddesses in Everywoman”, by Jean Shinoda-Bolen. My agent, Irene Goodman, turned me on to this marvelous book years ago, but I wasn’t ready. Now I am, big-time. If

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Back from Reno!

I got back last night from the Romance Writers of America conference in Reno. Were the dogs ever glad to see me–and I was even more glad to see them!

I hung out on the periphery of the conference this year, just to get some perspective. Connected with old friends, and made some new ones. I spent one delightful morning in the spa at the Siena Hotel–what a wonderful experience. Long massage, hydrotherapy, and one of those facials an Arizona country girl only dreams about.

Reno is a crazy place. Everywhere you turn, there’s a machine shouting, “Wheel–of–FORTUNE!” (I shouldn’t

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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.