#1 NYT bestselling author Linda Lael Miller

Archive for February, 2011

Notes from an Insomniac

I woke up around 1 am and I could not go back to sleep. I wasn’t worried or sick–just awake, for whatever reason.

So Sadie and I made a backyard run, and I read three chapters of a book, and then I did some rubberstamping on tissue paper, because the images look really cool when decoupaged to an ATC, and then I went back to bed, and got up again, and whipped up some eggs and potatoes. After that, and listening to a couple of reruns of “The Splendid Table” on my iPod, I finally went back to sleep.


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On the Home Stretch

I am so, so close to finishing this book! Yee-haw!!!

But I will also miss my characters, for sure.

What happens next? I take a deep breath and plunge right into populating the fictional town of Parable, Montana, with hunky heroes and spirited heroines who are more than a match for them. There will be critters galore, and I’m making maps and charts just to keep track of everybody. :) There are (at present) six books in this series, and all new families to join the McKettricks, the Creeds, and the O’Ballivans.

Art? There’s not much time for it now–I’m working

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From the end of the Civil War until 1890, some 10 million head of cattle were driven from Texas to Kansas.