Learning to accept your limits is in my opinion one of the hardest things to do. I’ve fought long and hard to be able to gauge the time it will take to complete a book, God willing. It hasn’t been easy, but I finally nailed it.
But then, I switched to diction for my first drafts, that changed my productivity, and it’s back to the drawing board again.
Being enrolled in the schoolroom of life requires a sense of humor.
Sojourner, Tales of Faeraven 3, is now under consideration by my publisher.
I’m currently writing Deceptive Tide, a romantic suspense novel set on Orcas Island in the San Juans, using voice-to-text equipment. I’ve noticed that dictation allows me the opportunity to be more spontaneous in my storytelling, and that’s awesome!
For book extras pertaining to this novel, be sure to visit Mysterious Worlds and click the San Juan Islands image to go into the book extras for Deceptive Tide.
I still haven’t heard back on The Widow at Hardy’s Crossing, a novella proposal I submitted to a large publisher through my literary agency. Hope is fading, at this point, but I’m okay with that. When it comes to writing proposals you win some, you lose a lot.
I read at night before bed, and right now I’m reading to research Hills of Nevermore, first in the Montana Gold series set during Montana’s gold rush era.
I’ve had to revise my goal of walking a long marathon to a shorter, self-guided walk. I’m still learning my limitations, as I mentioned at the beginning of this post and have realized the wisdom of giving my body a bit more time to heal from my long illness before pushing it, physically. I’ve also developed a foot problem I need to let heal.
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