#1 NYT bestselling author Linda Lael Miller

Archive for September, 2008

Quite a Weekend

In fact, I’m still catching up with myself! (That’s why this blog is late getting posted.)

I mostly wrote this weekend, completing chapters 11 and 12 of “The Bridegroom”, and I had a great time doing it, too. Sometimes, I wrote in the morning–sometimes in the evening–and sometimes very late, with the dogs snoring on the bed behind me. :)

Soon, I won’t be writing in my bedroom anymore–hallelujah–but in my spiffy new office downstairs. While I’m on tour for “The Rustler”, and if the flooring gods are favorably inclined, the space will be painted and a new vinyl floor laid.

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The Friday Slows

I seem to have a case of go-slow this morning, which is why I’m so late getting to this blog. Took my time with the journaling today, and did three laps around the pasture, to get the old circulation going. And now I’m ready to write Chapter 10 of “The Bridegroom”.

I am so loving this book. I wish I could have you right here, reading over my shoulder, in fact.

Writing is a magical process for me. Of course, as with every book, I had a general idea of what would happen when I started this new story, but

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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.