I've written four chapters towards my novel writing course. The subject matter and particularly the setting are difficult and I want to make things right so the going is slow. I keep having to stop and check my notes. Still, I'm making progress and I think I'm going to be able to do this thing.
|Anansi is still hanging around,|
Anansi and Company is going through it's final stages of being proof-read and cleaned up. I've even managed to make those hyperlinky things to connect the table of contents to the chapter. Plus, I've actually downloaded a copy (not the complete corrected one) onto my personal Kindle! So, I know I'm on the right track. I have not seen the final illustrations that will be going into the book, but I've seen preliminary sketches and I love them! They should be ready by the end of this month. YEAH!
Even though I've been away, I keep winning stuff. Like Lynn Kelley's delightful story, Curse of the Double Digits. "Becky is sure turning ten on the 10th day of the tenth month will be magical. The whole class is invited to her party, including Chad, the cutest boy in the fifth grade. So is Darlenie-the-Meanie. Becky wants to look cute for her party, but all her plans go wrong. Really wrong. The magic of turning ten disappears before she even has a chance to blow out her birthday candles. Things get so bad, she refuses to go to her own party. Becky wonders if the Curse of the Double Digits will jinx her forever." Thanks Lynn!
Then, out of the blue I won this from Angela Brown. The book, Ghost Files, by Jason Hawes and Grant Wilson looks REALLY interesting. (I've never seen the TV show.) The keychain/clip thingy is really sweet and I know I'll find a use for it. I like the added touch of my name in beads attached to a bookmark and LOOK AT ALL THAT CHOCOLATE! Did I die and go to heaven?
About Ghost Files: What did a paranormal investigation uncover at the Stanley Hotel in Colorado, the hotel built in 1903 that inspired Stephen King’s The Shining? What is the chilling history behind the Rolling Hills Asylum in Batavia, New York? What happened when a man was overcome by an evil entity as Jason and Grant surveyed his home? How can a Connecticut woman seem to exist in two places at once? In this hair-raising omnibus, Jason Hawes and Grant Wilson, founders of The Atlantic Paranormal Society (T.A.P.S.), reveal the memorable and spine-tingling cases featured in their smash-hit collections, Ghost Hunting and Seeking Spirits. From their never-seen-on-television adventures as budding paranormal investigators to the behind-the-scenes accounts of heart-pounding supernatural encounters featured on their popular show, these fascinating and frightening real life tales will keep you up at night! THANK YOU ANGELA!
Okay folks, so that's it for me for right now. I hope those of you who are doing NaNo are having a blast and racking up the word count.
I'll see you sometime in December!