I say, “Read at your own risk,” because I am aware that sometimes my gibberish can become quite unpalatable. No matter. I’m just getting a little slap-happy from being home so much. It’s this love-hate relationship I have with winter. I do love the way the snow looks when it falls, but I hate to drive in this weather. I love the cold, but I hate having to be bundled up so much in all of the sweaters and jackets. I love having snow days, but I really hate not being able to go out and do stuff.
Thankfully, the time off has given me lots of time to pester people about things like entering the What Would Rona Do? contest which ends on January 31st. Hint, hint. I’ve also been contacting libraries to schedule Tea & Mystery events! I’ve also been talking with people on Facebook that I haven’t talked to for years. Snow days give you lots of time to catch up on the things you haven’t done in a while. They also give you lots of time to think about all of the things you should be doing. For instance, I haven’t written a word on my fourth Rona book in at least two days. I opened the file and stared at it for a while, but nothing happened. The story is in my head, hiding behind one of my posts. Not a real post, a blog post. Lest you think there is way to much space in my head. Please, no snide comments about that remark. 🙂
In other news, perhaps most importantly, I’m feeling elated as I have just discussed my third and fourth Rona books with a publisher who has agreed to sign me. Tentatively, Keeping the Faith is now slated to be released in September of 2009 by Stonegarden.net Publishing. The owner is a great guy and I’m so happy that I am now going to be a part of the Stonegarden family! Sorry it has taken so long to get KTF out, but such is the plight of the aspiring author. I’ll be posting more snippets from KTF on my website, so take time to stop by there.
As you probably already figured out from my last paragraph and from previous posts where I’ve said as much, I am already working on the fourth book in the series. I’ll have more information about that one for you in a couple of months. I don’t want to give too much away just yet. For now, I’m thrilled that my series has found a new home and I look forward to getting Rona out to more and more people this year! Since I’m feeling generous, I think I’ll give something away!
***NEW CONTEST ALERT***
How about this? Not only am I giving something away for Rona’s Birthday on 2/4 in the What Would Rona Do? contest; on 2/14 I’ll be giving away a special Heartbreaker Prize Package for Valentine’s Day and the only way to enter this contest is by commenting on the blog.
Each person who comments on the blog today through Valentine’s Day will be entered into the prize drawing! I’ve posted a picture of the last Prize Package I gave away so that you have an idea of what kinds of things you might win!
There’s actually no mayhem, as the post title implied, but I can probably come up with some mishief if it’s really that important to you. Mainly, I wanted to share my great news and invite you to win some cool stuff! Have a great day and I’ll anxiously await your comments!
Until next time…
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