#1 NYT bestselling author Linda Lael Miller

Archive for May, 2006


To those friends sending forwards–I’m deleting them. I’m up to my eyeballs in the new book, and getting ready to fly off to Washington, D.C. on Thursday morning, to attend Book Expo America. BEA is one of the perks of my job–lots of fun, wining and dining, and meeting and greeting.

I’ll barely catch my breath, when I get home, before heading off to Texas to promote “The Man from Stone Creek”, which will be in some stores as early as May 30. Oh, for a man like Sam O’Ballivan!

Update tomorrow. Meanwhile, back to “McKettrick’s Pride”. I’m just going

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For being ‘one of those days’, yesterday turned out pretty okay.
My daughter sent me a lovely bouquet of yellow roses in anticipation of Mother’s Day, and we had a long schmooze on the telephone. She’s about to graduate from UCLA’s extension program in screenwriting, and now she’s considering learning to direct. She’s amazing, and I am so proud of her!
I also revised and submitted the first 200 pages of “McKettrick’s Pride”, the second book in the trilogy.
So why did I title today’s entry the way I did?
Because I’ve learned something important, returning to Weight Watchers. There

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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.