#1 NYT bestselling author Linda Lael Miller

Archive for June, 2014

Triple L Update

Wouldn’t you know—the Canadian Wrangler (aka Larry) took a header and cracked a rib.  Unfortunately, there isn’t much available in the way of treatment–it’s rest-and-suffer, I guess.  (The way things have been going on this spread, I’m thinking of sending out a memo that reads, “Nobody buy a lottery ticket!”)  :)

We were supposed to have sunshine today, but so far, the weatherman hasn’t delivered.  Imagine that.

It’s a writing day, and I’m still slugging away at that opening scene.  As I blog, I’m listening to Deborah Rodrequiz’s MARGARITA WEDNESDAYS, a memoir.  She’s the author of THE KABUL BEAUTY SCHOOL; I’m

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Weight Watchers Report and other normal stuff

After a gain of 1.6 last week, I’m happy to say I lost 3.2 this week, hitting a major milestone in the process.  I’m down 50 pounds even!  YES!

I got up very early this morning and began working–finally–on the new book.  I spent nearly two hours working on the first paragraph–yes, the first–but that’s typical.  The opening of a new story is critically important.

We’ve had plenty of much-needed rain here in Spokane, though a nice, sunny day is predicted for tomorrow.  Grateful as I am for the greener than green pasture and the nourishment of all living things,

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The term “keep your ear to the ground” comes from literally putting an ear to the ground to listen for hoof beats.