#1 NYT bestselling author Linda Lael Miller

Archive for October, 2006

Humane Society of the United States

I just met with the wonderful people at the HSUS, and am so looking forward to our association. They are energetic, creative and, best of all, deeply committed to the welfare and humane treatment of our best but often neglected friends, the animals.

A line from a beloved old hymn comes to mind: “…all creatures, great and small…the Lord God loves them all.”

I love them, too. And I want it to be an active love, a wade-in, do-something kind of love.

If you’re having trouble with a pet–and I know how frustrating that can be–check out the HSUS’s wonderful

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The LaJolla Writers’ Conference

I had a great time at the conference–met some fascinating people!

It was a real thrill to share keynoting duties with two famous thriller writers, Steve Berry, “The Third Secret”, “The Romanov Prophecy” and James Grappando, “Got the Look” and “Hear No Evil”–both have more books, too. Also present was Margaret Weiss, who is an institution in the fantasy genre (Dragonlance series) and too many other top notch writers from various disciplines to name. The setting–Mission Bay, outside San Diego–was heavenly. I wanted to stay, walk on the beach and do a little shopping, but alas, it was not to

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