• May. 18th, 2010 Blue Ridge Monday

    Wow! I have had an awesome day. I managed to get appointments scheduled with all the agents here, so if nothing else, I’ll get lots of practice making my pitch. I’m taking a continuing class taught by Angela Hunt – which means I get to absorb about 6 hours of writing instruction from a master. [ read more ]

  • May. 17th, 2010 Blue Ridge Sunday

    So. I’m here. I met some lovely people in line during registration – several of whom I had already met online. It’s been fun to put faces to names. And I continue to be humbled and amazed at God’s goodness. He has placed people in my life that have helped me prepare for this week and [ read more ]

  • May. 12th, 2010 Preparations

    What a week! I’m doing laundry, buying groceries for two weeks, trying to think of every possible scenario that might present itself while I’m away and prepare for it in advance, doing laundry – oh, I already said that. Well, there’s enough laundry to deserve a double mention. On the writing front, I’m almost ready. I’m [ read more ]

  • May. 9th, 2010 Juggling Act

    I can play the piano. I can knit. I can’t juggle. But that doesn’t stop me from trying. Me and every other mom I know. There’s the house that needs to be cleaned. At least occasionally. There’s the laundry that has to be done. At least washed and dried. Folding is optional. There’s the cooking that [ read more ]

  • May. 2nd, 2010 Two Weeks

    So, the Blue Ridge Mountains Christian Writer’s Conference (talk about a mouthful) is two weeks away. Two. Insert Darth Vader theme music here. Extra points if you add in the heavy, ominous breathing for the full effect. Are you getting the idea that I’m starting to panic? You would be correct! So, in order to distract myself from the things I should be doing – like polishing [ read more ]