Archive for April, 2011

Okay, it’s for a book that is not published.

Here’s the deal: As part of the judging process for the Amazon Breakthrough Novel Competition, PW reviewers read all of the quarter-finalist entries. Here is how my review started:

“A serial killer with a penchant for twins haunts the pages of this smoothly-plotted thriller …”

If you want to read the rest of the review, go here: https://www.createspace.com/pub/member/feedback.abna.do and scroll to the bottom. If you would like to download an excerpt from this book (for Kindle, but I think you can read it online, too) go here: http://tinyurl.com/3ssajlt

Oh, and yes, I did make the semi-finals! I will find out some time next month if I am one of the three finalists. Wouldn’t THAT be a trip!

P.S. I did finish my book and turn it in on time. I went silent there at the end, but it was a tight deadline and I didn’t have much time for blogging and such.

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Deadline is April 25. Two weeks to go and still 15 percent left to write, yikes.

Shadows from the Past

We bought new curtains and curtain rods for the bedroom. Found some cute black wrought iron ones that match the bed. Not sure about brown curtains. I visualize chocolate brown as the accent color for the flamingo–could be pretty. Or not. Depends on what bed linens I can find.

And … Finally got Rob moved into his own office! For the first time since we’ve lived here, we can use all three bedrooms. Soon, however, we’ll have to share again when I empty out my office to renovate it. But for now, I will enjoy the space.


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