Despite the weather having been unseasonably humid the past couple of weeks, the
roses are out in full force. So are the weeds. But perhaps the best thing of all
is that the dahlias are coming in. Those big ol’ yellow flowers can’t help but put
a smile on your face.
Working on the new book again, now that I’m back home. Many thanks to my mentor,
Diane Pershing, who has graciously offered her assistance in keeping me on schedule.
Can’t wait to get started with her.
Looks like we’re going to be hosting a listening party for Seattle-based musician
Jill Cohn, whose eighth album is due out later this month. Check out her site at
Finalized the details of the fall Minnesota trip; we’re leaving on September 28th
for a long weekend in Minneapolis and vicinity. I’m going to go to the Midwest Fiction
Writers’ Fall Workshop (featuring Barbara Samuel, Jennifer Crusie, and Bob Mayer).
More info at www.midwestfiction.com.
Just got back from the annual RWA Conference in Atlanta. We finally pulled together
a full list of candidates for national and regional office. Look for your ballot
around September 1, and be sure to vote!