#1 NYT bestselling author Linda Lael Miller

Archive for July, 2008

Oh, What a Day I’ve Had!

First thing this morning, I get an unnerving phone call–on my unlisted number.

Then I find out someone has been shopping at Walmart and Home Depot–in Florida, no less–using my credit card info.

One of the fire alarms went off this afternoon and terrified my poor little Yorkie.

I leave for San Francisco at 4:30 tomorrow morning.

It’s 9:12 pm and I haven’t even packed.

Need I say more?

If you’re of a praying disposition, send up a word for this beleaguered and very frazzled cowgirl, please. I’d appreciate it.

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Another Trip

Tomorrow morning, early, I will be squired to the airport for a trip to San Francisco. I’m unofficially attending RWA (Romance Writers of America). I say ‘unofficially’, because I’m not actually registered for the conference. This year, I’m just meeting with certain friends and attending events put on by Harlequin and my publicist, Nancy Berland. It’s pure self-indulgence, because I’ve had the most frenzied summer. I need a ‘breather’ year, a chance to be an observer.

While always fun and very educational, RWA is stressful, too. There are those who, though vastly and fortunately outnumbered by friendly and professional people,

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A “ten gallon hat” can’t hold ten gallons of anything.