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Catchin’ Up!

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Slow But Steady Wins The Race…Right?

Wow, the last few weeks have gone by in a blur, and I’m still far behind, try as I might. My inner tortoise is beating the crap outta that wily hare! I’ve had bad news (an injured back that’s almost well and foot problems that might entail yet another steel pin), good news (my first novel, Wake-Robin Ridge, made the Amazon Top 100 Best Sellers list in Fiction/Ghosts, and just regular news (hangin’ in there pretty well for an ol’ granny like myself).

This week, I’ve gotten a ton of stuff done, even though I’m not caught up yet. I finished my draft of A Boy Named Rabbit (the sequel to Wake-Robin Ridge), and it is now in edit, and hopefully will be released next month. I’m four chapters into Hunter, the sequel to Swamp Ghosts, and on schedule for a release date early next year. My last medical procedures proved I’m still cancer-free, so dancing around about that. Or I would be, if it weren’t for that foot issue mentioned above. My friends and family are all doing well, and my daughter, SIL, and grandbaby, Kaelen, are coming to see us Sunday for a week’s visit. So, Life is good, and I’m a happy camper, looking forward to catching up to that rascally hare any day now.

One of the best things that’s happened is that the marvelous Captain Jeanne Bell, my inspiration for Maggie Devlin’s character in Swamp Ghosts, has said she’d like to do a Meet The Author cruise on her beautiful boat, The Naiad. I hope we are able to make that happen, because, hello? Cruising down the river with a bunch of book lovers? What could be better? Captain Jeanne has also told several local places about my book, and there just might be a few stores who want to carry it in the future, along with a chance or two to do a presentation here and there. Very exciting! Cross your fingers for me that some of these things work out.

My new blog, The Write Stuff, is off to a good start, and I’m hoping it will build membership and participation quickly over the next few months. If you are looking for a very friendly place to hang out with fellow writers, please stop by and follow along with us. We’d love to meet you, share resources with you, and help you promote your work.

In the words of Little Rabbit (from my latest book), “Ain’t that somethin’? Ain’t that just somethin’!”

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4 thoughts on “Catchin’ Up!

  1. Congrats on making the Amazon Top 100 Best Sellers list! That’s great news.
    Even better is being in good health, so this is great to read that you are well.
    I am so recent to your blog that I had missed the number of books you already managed to bring to the world. Really inspiring! See you later.

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    • I’m guessing you read from your email, instead of here on the page? I say that because there are big pictures of my book covers to the right of the posts. 😀 I’ve been thinking maybe they were too obtrusive, but now I’m rethinking taking them down. 😀 Thanks for the kind words. Yes, I’m in pretty good health for my advanced years. (I turned 70 last March). So I’m not going to complain too much. I’ve got all the typical issues someone my age usually has, but I’ve also got so many good things going on, I try to ignore the aches and pains.

      Writing books at this stage of my life has been one of the best things I’ve ever done. A Boy Named Rabbit will be my third novel, and the 4th, Hunter, is underway. I plan to keep on going until I fall face down on the keyboard!

      Thanks for stopping by, and taking the time to comment. I’m working on your interview right now. 🙂

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  2. Congrats, Marcia. You are incredibly active for someone who professes that her life is moving at a turtle crawl pace. Best wishes for a speedy recovery from your ills.

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    • Hi, Sue! Are you home now? Been enjoying your photography on this latest trip. Wonderful stuff!

      I messed up that whole tortoise/hare thing, but my LIFE is moving along extremely rapidly…it’s just ME that can’t keep up! Ha! Oh, well…the race makes it all interesting, anyway. 😀

      Good to see you this morning.

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