Remember how I said I was getting the itch to query agents again on TPH? Well turns out didn’t need to query, just needed to wait for some of them to read their email. Checked the inbox this morning on my business account and found a request for the first 75 pages. Yay! She’d like to see it in April so that gives me time to finish off STTA and polish the pages on TPH.So excited about that. Funny how that bit of good news makes me feel better about the writing. I was sinking a bit into the ‘bad’ side of things, how crummyRead More →

A writer’s best friend? *shrug* Might just be in my case. I’m about 8K words shy of my 60,000 total though if I’m a few hundred or even 1000 short I’m not going to push myself for filler.Because I may have enough as it is. This is the second manuscript of mine that refused to cooperate and tell the story in order [Last one being Her Protector]. I know Temptation did that to me too and look where it got me, stuck in a corner though I am going to go back and start rewriting it from the beginning (is that a chorus of boosRead More →

A rambling word or two about agents.I’m beginning to think there should be a support group for us writers who are querying them. Right now I’ve got two partials out, one that was requested and one that I sent in in a query package (its been out since Mid November I think) and I’m seriously contemplating sending more out.This proves I’m insane.Before I had the lack of stamps to hold myself back, but now that I’ve got another 10 shiny 60 cent US stamps in my drawer I’ve got the urge to start sending out queries right and left. There’s two agents who I’ve neverRead More →

InsomniaLast night was night #4 of my bout of insomnia. Not minding it so much since I seem to be able to get some more pages done on STTA. Yay on that. But its weird not crawling into bed before 4 am most nights. Some parts of the story are going along well, the one big major part where I need Jason to spring the whole Friends With Benefits idea on her however is nowhere near what it should be. Oh well, give it some time while I put the rest of the story together and then go back to it later I guess. NuffRead More →

Its March… I like March. Well so far. Its starting off good. Night two of insomnia produced about six more hastily scribbled down sceneage for STTA. Including one scene I’ve rewritten about four times now. Which version makes it to the final manuscript, still don’t know. See what mood me and the two characters are in when I get there. Today was weird. Plain weird. :o) I think I mentioned before about the silent auction thing right? Okay so the game ended last week, no call. Now dad upped the bid on the picture and used his name (he told me when he came homeRead More →

You’re a Dialogue/Character Writer! What kind of writer are you?brought to you by So I took the quiz above, and it seems to fit right because 90% of my stories seem to be dialogue. Kinda kewl so I thought I’d share the link. Watched Don Cherry’s 16 DVD tonight with dad (yes the exciting Saturday nights I lead…gasp hard to think I could have gone up to bed at 10:15 and declined) Janne makes 4 appearances, which we of course paused and rewound (though I’m still wonky with the fast forward feature on the computer) so we ended up watching the same chapter 3 timesRead More →

Chapter 2… is DONE… Birds are singing, people are dancing…well least I was earlier in my chair lol But its done, the love scene is finito :o)And I can move on. 3’s pretty well done, just need to go over and figure out if I need one paragraph I wrote earlier on in there or not then onto 4. I’m still trying to get how he brings up this friends with benefits idea…oh well I’m sure it’ll hit me Sorry for boring ya’ll with the day-by-day over the chapter 1-3 saga, combined with my still unease over writing the love scenes and cold medication andRead More →

Its official…I just lost my voice *sighs* Oh great fun. Let’s hope no one actually wants to talk to me today.Here’s what I’m doing now:Current song: Kid Rock mix…track #3 Rock and Roll Pain Train from the AutoRox show…Binder: STTA notes open on desk with 3 gel pens trying to find latest chapter 3 revision notes.On the good side, asking about Temptation chapter length got a couple responses. I don’t have to worry about an eleven page chapter being badRead More →

A funny little tidbit…Formerly cute guy (haha) at hockey game last night was talking to one of the women in the silent auction trailer. Don’t know if he said this to impress me or not, “I’m real good friends with Raffi…” Now a) Raffi (I’m omitting last names, don’t wanna turn up in a google search lol) is one of two guys my 44 was dealt for…I detest him, can’t stand him and he sucks as a hockey player…[and no I’m not completely biased because of the trade]so basically trying to impress me by saying your friends with him has the complete opposite effect.To quoteRead More →

Happy Weekend…Happy Saturday all!I’m hoping the rest of the day/weekend is better than so far. Just spent five hours installing, uninstalling, reinstalling and updating Norton Internet Security 2005. *feel the excitement* Its sooo annoying to have to stop and reboot after every little thing it seems. I counted 8 reboots and I think that wasn’t even all of them. The worst part was/is I couldn’t get much done while it was downloading so no email, no websites, nothing. So I grabbed a hard copy of chapter 2 which now will bleed into chapter 3 and started rewriting. Weird random piece of Lissy trivia, I seemRead More →