Happy Monday!

Wow, that weekend went by so quickly! Ours was packed with trips to the park and lots of family time. Things have been busy lately, and it was nice to get to just be with each other for a while.

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Our schedules are picking up again as we get close to Halloween! I still have some sewing work to do in that regard, and while I do, I’m letting ideas percolate for the next Department of Homeworld Security story! Continue reading “Happy Monday!”

Happy Autumn Equinox 2019!

Happy Autumn Equinox!

It’s the first day of my favorite season, Fall! The nights will start getting longer, the days hopefully will be cooler, and the leaves will soon begin revealing their true vibrant shades (do you remember those science lessons about the green color of chlorophyll masking a tree’s true colors? 💖🍁).

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Today, we get to enjoy a day of perfect balance, though. The night and the day are exactly the same length.

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Waiting to Decapitate (a character)

A writer’s life is a strange thing. I don’t usually realize it until other people point it out to me.

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I’m having tons of fun writing the second Blades of Janus book, immersing myself in the world and lives of these characters I love so dearly. Over the weekend, I was talking to a friend, and gleefully said, “I finally got to write the decapitation scene!!!” They had no idea what I was talking about, but are used to this kind of thing from me by now 🙂

The ensuing conversation was hilarious. My favorite part was when they reminded me that I’d decapitated a character in Pack, the first Blades of Janus book, and I replied, “Oh yeah. But he put his head right back on, so that totally doesn’t count.”

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