Ramblings and Ruminations, Writing

Reflections on Rooglewood

Image courtesy of Google Images     THE VERY LAST ROOGLEWOOD CONTEST is officially over!!! And I survived that excitement!!  I was literally hyperventilating. shaking and laughing and shrieking from excitement and happiness the night of the 31st as I eagerly watched that amazing group of writers celebrate.  Those writers are such a talented, kind and constructive group – it was…

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Ramblings and Ruminations, Writing

March In A Nutshell

 – Premise – Greetings, my lovely citizens! I wasn’t feeling well for most of the month and then I got a cold . . .  Consequently, I didn’t get nearly as much done this month as I would have liked.     But we shall at least endeavor to gather the few scraps of news.  Onto the nutshell!    –…

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Ramblings and Ruminations, Uncategorized, Writing

October In A Nutshell – Letting Go Of Old Dreams For New Ones

Once again, I had another rather ‘unproductive’ month.  I mostly played catch up.  But a few key events happened. Tweaked my blog design a smidge.   Went to our libraries massive bi-annual book sale. And yes, I got gobs and gobs of beautiful books. And behold –  the book haul! Three classics – I’m especially pleased with lovely editions of…

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Writing

60th Post Giveaway – WINNERS ANNOUNCED

Sorry for the delay everybody – but here it is – the vlog announcing the giveaway winners! That’s right, winners.  At the last second I decided to give away TWO signed paperbacks of The Reluctant Godfather because – I HONESTLY WANTED EVERYBODY TO WIN and the best I could do was give everybody one more shot at it. I was…

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Uncategorized, Writing

GIVEAWAY (60th Post Celebration)

Looking at my blog the other day I realized I had nearly written 60 posts.  That’s a lot, I suppose and yet it doesn’t FEEL like a lot at all.  I currently have 54 wonderful subscribers so that’s almooost one subscriber per post!  EXCITING!  Late November will be my blog’s one year anniversary and I would love to see how…

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Uncategorized, Writing

Beautiful People – Burndee (August 2017)

Visit Sky @ Further Up and Further In or Cait @ Paperfury to join the BP linkup!   This is my first time pariticpating in the Beautiful People link up and today I am delving into some of the idiosyncrasies of Burndee – the ‘hero’ of my book The Reluctant Godfather. Just for everyone who might not have read The…

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Writing

Writing News & Questions For Both Of Us

Writing News Tidbits The good news is; I’ve reached over 20,000 words on my work in progress, The Frog Prince, Tales of Ambia Book 2. And here’s the bad news. The Reluctant Godfather was between 24 and 25 thousands word so you’re probably thinking:  “Oh, she’s almost half way done.” Breaking News:  Nope.  The Frog Prince is going to be…

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Uncategorized, Writing

Word Prompt – 01

Introducing Allison’s Well First Word Prompt! Just a quick shout out to my Victoria at Ruffles and Grace – because she is the only blogger I have seen who posts word prompts on her blog.  ‘bows to the lovely Victoria’   And now – onto the prompt.              He peered up at the gate.  It had been years since…

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