#1 NYT bestselling author Linda Lael Miller

Archive for September, 2013

I’m working. No, really.

:)  I’m just a little late getting to the office, that’s all.

Like, about six hours late.

This will be one of those rare but lovely days when I write in the late afternoon and evening.  Years ago, I wrote an entire book,  “Time Without End”, one of the vampire stories, between the hours of 11 pm and 2 am, which is odd, because I’m mostly a morning person.  The reasons?  1) It was a vampire story, after all, and 2) my daughter was a teenager at the time, often rehearsing a drama club play until all hours and, on weekends,

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Bull-headed story people and other ramblings

LAST WEEK’S winners are Georgie Edgar and Maryjane Hoffman–your books will be in the mail today or tomorrow. 

Winners for THIS week will be notified tomorrow and announced in Friday’s blog.

I’m pretty much over my trip-exhaustion, and glad of it.  The new book is burning in my brain.  :)  The timing for the Wyoming trip was less than ideal, since I’m already behind schedule, but there you go.  The story wasn’t going any further until I knew what I was talking (writing) about.  Period.  Stories do that–they stall out if there’s a problem and it’s the writer’s job to figure

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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.