#1 NYT bestselling author Linda Lael Miller

Archive for March, 2008

A Day for Doing Other Things

I had one of those just yesterday! :)

Never did get around to writing–guess I needed a Mental Health Day. Still, being descended from good sturdy blue-collar stock, I had to do something constructive, so I cleared MOST of the craft stuff off the kitchen table. (Housekeeper’s away, writer will play.) Got to get a bunch of those plastic organizers–I just used boxes for sorting. (Because I’m forever ordering books and art supplies, I have LOTS of boxes.)

Sister Sally sent a cute hot-dog bed for Bernice. Made it herself. Thanks, Sal!

And my agent sent lovely flowers, to commemorate “Deadly

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Books, Books…

And more books! Gotta have ’em!

What fun I had at Auntie’s Book Store last night. We met in the coffee shop, a diverse group of around a dozen people, and chatted informally. I do enjoy that so much–I’d finished a chapter of a book an hour before, and I thought I was tired, but there’s something about being in the company of other book fanatics that jazzes me plenty.

Now, whenever I do a book signing, I usually buy a lot more than I sell, and last night was no exception. I found treasures! “The Anatomy of Story”, by

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“Keep your ear to the ground” referred to the practice of plainsmen listening to the ground to hear hoof beats. It became the westerner’s warning to stay alert.

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