#1 NYT bestselling author Linda Lael Miller

Archive for July, 2009

One Lazy Blogger

Today, I’m a lazy blogger.

Or maybe that’s a tired blogger.

Or both. In any case, I slept in, I’m still in my p.j.’s, and I’m writing on my laptop. That’s probably more information than you wanted or needed, right there.

I’ve been working all weekend, and at very odd hours, too. I think this book (The Texas McKettricks: Tate) may be the most challenging story I’ve ever written–and quite possibly, the best.

Don’t worry–Independence Day did not go entirely uncelebrated around here. Mary Ann and Larry invited me down for a nice supper of cold chicken and all

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Blog Challenged

Maybe it’s the glorious weather. Maybe it’s “Tate” and the rest of the Texas McKettricks. Maybe it’s that I’m not you-know-whatting anymore. Yesterday I missed the blog entirely, and today I’m late, so there you have it. Blog-challenged. Not exactly breaking news, but you see, when I miss a post, my sister Sally gets concerned. She decides I’m in trouble and immediately begins mounting a rescue effort. :) So for her sake, and for any of you who might have so much free time that you engage in similar worries (smile here), I’m just fine.

This morning, I woke up at

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Around 1541, the present state of Texas was called Tejas, a Spanish version of the Caddo word meaning “allies.”