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 Day 228

02.19.2011

I think having a facebook author page is taking away my drive to blog. That and I did’t have too much to say.

BUT!! Now I have plenty.

I have cover art that I LOVE.

I’ve submitted my first round of revisions of my edit to my editor. It’s also pretty amazing to say that I have an editor.
My book is up on Amazon for pre-sale which is also blowing my mind.
I’ll be participating in the 5th Annual Bold Strokes Books Palm Springs Lesbian Book Festival, March 3-6, where I’ll be reading a selection from Better Off Red and praying I don’t barf on myself at the podium.
I’ve also found another artist to obsess over. You can find the work of Jace Wallace here
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 Day 82

09.24.2010

I’m still waiting on replies, so no tales of rejection woe this time around, but I still have things to share.

It’s been a really long week, but a good week. I hopped in to a few great chats with other authors and agents on twitter and got to hear my 5 month old nephew mumble nonsense on the phone. I added a bunch of books to my to-read list, which is pretty much a book geeks foreplay. AM I WRONG??

I would also like to get these sneakers for my Wonder Woman shelf. Not to wear.

Today, I came home to a wonderful package from my friend, Margie. A group of us, who have been buddies since kindergarten, started a Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants if you will. GO AHEAD. LAUGH. We are all drastically different sizes, (starting at 16 and sliding all the way down to what I’m pretty sure is a child’s medium) so the pants thing made no sense. We send a giant red photo album around and fill it with deeply personal letters and pictures of our lives since we last had the book. Margie had the book for a year, but she added some great stuff and has been forgiven. I wrote my letter and it will go out with some pictures of my boyfriend wearing a really small hat and a sample of my writing on Monday morning. It’s corny, but in the three years we’ve been sending the book around, its been pretty cool to see how things have changed in such a short amount of time.

Tonight I’m writing. Tomorrow, more writing and maybe going to Zuma Beach. Sunday I’m going to the West Hollywood Book Fair which should be great, then watching some fooootball. 

Writey-wise, I’m 6k into my next book. Hopefully that will turn into muchmorek by Sunday night.

HI NEW FOLLOWERS. It’s lovely to see the two of you. ? Enjoy my favorite song of the week.

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 Day 24

07.29.2010
WARNING: THIS POST HAS A LOT OF PICTURES!

Another good day, even though an old lady ripped my passenger side headlight completely out of its mount on my way home. She was nice and for once in my starving artist life, I have car insurance. Those little things kept me from freaking out in the middle of Beverly Hills as I shoved my headlight back into place. Anyway…

Last night I had decided that I wanted my next blog post to be about my writer wishes and dreams. I was watching HBO’s newest documentary, LUCKY (also the last name of the old woman who sideswiped the hell out of my Corolla. seriously, her last name was Lucky) and a lovely science teacher, who’d won several million dollars in the lottery, talked about all of the things he dreamt of buying if he’d ever selected those magic numbers. His current life isn’t one I’d wish for, but he made an excellent point about how the fantasy of being rich and buying whatever he wanted was a large part of the fun of playing the lottery in the first place. I have to agree. I may never be a millionaire off the sale of anything I crank out, but that doesn’t stop me from thinking about the things I do want in terms of my writing career, even if some of those things may seem a little ridiculous.

Meanwhile…while I was at work, agent Rachelle Gardner posted a helpful bit on her blog about writers managing their expectations and for a brief moment I was afraid that Rachelle had pooed on some of the fanciful ideas that are bouncing around in my head. She didn’t, so I’ll share a few things I sort of secretly want. I’m sure I’ll add to this list.

 
1. To have Adam Hughes do the cover art for something I write. AH! is my favorite comic book artist. I love the way he captures the female form, particularly Wonder Woman’s form. My book has several female characters and it would be great to see him bring them to life visually. Yes, these are a few samples of his work

2. To have one complete stranger tell me they liked my book. I got to work with the woman who wrote my favorite movie ever, Girls Just Want to Have Fun. She was shocked and flattered to find out just how much I loved it. I’d love to hear just a taste of that from a reader. Just a taste.

3. To get a check to pay off my injured Corolla. It’s not a whole lot of money.

I fully understand that none of these things may ever happen, BUT these are the kind of nice thoughts that add to the positivity and make it a lot easier to swallow rejections.

Some time in my adult life I would also like to own one of the following breed of dogs: Husky, Newfoundland (all black), Great Dane, A Chocolate and Yellow Lab. I need to have both or my plan wont work, or German Shepherd. I will name him Norm.

I think I can manage the dog situation and I will keep working towards wishes 1-3 and then some.

POSITIVITY RULES!!

 i feel like im getting closer to finding my Ginger.?

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