Sunday, February 25, 2018

Sunday Update - Week 8

The eighth week of 2018.  Time sure do fly, don't it?

As you might have heard, Blink of an I went live on the 19th.  It was 99c through Friday night and then went to $2.99.  Sorry if you missed the sale, but look on the bright side, it's only an additional $2. 

After Blink went live, I shut down.  I have not written or edited anything since I uploaded it.  That'll change this coming week, but I thought I could take a week off.  Especially since I usually work Sunday thru Saturday.

I read a lot.  I'm still not done with Shogun, but I've only got like 200 pages left. I'm hoping to have it finished by tomorrow, so I can get to all the books I've downloaded to my Kindle.  I probably won't review it when I'm through because what could I say that hasn't already been said.  Right now, barring any cruel twists in those 200 pages, I'm giving it 5 stars.  It kept my interest through all those pages.  If you're looking for something meaty to read, and have a lot of time to do it, I'd recommend this one.

The weather here has been rainy as hell and alternating between cold and warm.  I haven't gone fishing or gotten into the woods. 

I hit a baking thing this week.  Well, not all baking since one of the recipes was no-bake cookies.  But I also made maple walnut oatmeal cookies.  Yummers.  But I do not need to eat all this stuff.  Baking was so much easier when I lived in town and Hubs worked and the Kid was home.  We ate more, and I had people to give stuff to if we didn't eat it.  Now all the food is on Hubs and I.  Literally.  ;o)

Oh, yeah, I did make a cover for Early Grave.  So that was something writerly in the post-Blink days.

I did some cleaning, too.  Not a lot.  I had some gal try to offer me supposedly super-healthy cleaning products this past week.  I told her 'I don't clean', then she tried another tack. "Using regular cleaning products is like smoking 20 cigarettes a day', she said.  I laughed and told her I do that already, but thanks and then I walked away.  :shrug:  Seriously, the only thing worse for her to try to sell me is cosmetics.  LOL

Okay, that's it for my adventures this past week.  What adventures did you have?


  1. As you know living in the Upper Peninsula of Oklahoma (hey, better than Texas, which we refer to as Baja Oklahoma...), your weather faintly resembles ours. Amazing how Oklahoma can go through all four seasons in a 24-hour period.

    Read, bought, and reviewed BLINK. And yes, I waited until it went up to $2.99. Truly enjoyed the book!

    I've been borrowing more books than buying these days. Not only am I cheap, there's just not a lot out there these days that will end up on my keeper shelf. I have two book cases of paperbacks in the bedroom that I probably will never read because they've been there literally for years. I should box them up and donate them somewhere. Or have a garage sale.

    I'm trying to declutter my office. Made some headway. I can at least get to and on the gazelle now so that's something.

    Writing has been tortoise slow. No, slug slow. Sloth slow. Ugh. I don't know why. It's a good story, the characters are interesting and I'm under deadline. *flail* LG is gone until late Wednesday night so maybe I'll get inspired. Or I'll clean out our closet. Because...garage sale. *nods* Yeah. Right. LOL

    So...that's it for me. OH! And baseball! Spring training games for the win!

    1. Here's to better weather for us both, Silver. It's supposed to beautiful here for a couple days. Yay!

      Thank you for your awesome support and your awesome reviews! You rock.

      Gah, garage sales! Good luck with that. I'd have one except we're so remote only neighbors would show up, probably to lookie-lou and be nosy. I just give my books to thrift stores now. St. Vinny's still appreciates book donations, even if the others don't.

      Yay for declutter!

      Here's hoping the tortoise gets his butt moving. No closet cleaning. No distractions. just write.

      LOL, yeah, we're watching the Spring Training. Or rather, he's watching and I'm reading with it on in the background.

  2. Yay for Blink of an I!!! I truly enjoyed it. Got a review up tonight. :-)

    Finally got back into writing mode. Hooray! Finished the ALL IS LOST chapter, plus the transition chapter after it. (Things don't make sense without a transition.) Now on to the WE GOTTA KICK BUTT chapters!

    1. Yay for your enjoyment of Blink! And thank you so much for the review!

      Yay for getting back to writing! You can do it!