So by mentioning this.. let me share my rose colored glasses moment.. well the recent ones.
I received an email from my publisher stating they wanted me to submit an author pic. Now.. to be honest, I’ve known about this author pic for quite some time and I’ve tried to submit different selfies
A manatee is my spirit animal.
Yeah.. there's been some weight gain...
I went to the RT Convention in Atlanta. Met a BUNCH of people.
I turned in a proposal for a Winter/Fall 2018 book
Took a weekend to return edits for a manuscript---only to turn around and have a few more.
Awards night(s), 8th grade graduation, end of year field trips, school council meetings...oh and work.
School’s out… 5 boys at home of course equals missing food, high electric bills and a bunch of broken things followed with a collective “It wasn’t me” and of course camps. Sure, the camps are at least $125 a week per kid... But so totally worth mortgaging my house over just to have a peaceful mind. I kid! I kid! No mortgaging... but there was a spell lol
Good news though… there are 9 weeks, 5 days and roughly 10 hours before the kids go back 8/14. But who’s counting..?
There’s the genealogy addiction. I discovered newspaperarchives.com… and OMG. I’ve got an addiction.. I can admit it.
Oh… let’s not forget my July 1st deadline looming. I’m ½ way through that book.
And don’t get me started on my #1 distraction… BOOKS!
Playing Dirty by Taryn Leigh Taylor Taryn Leigh Taylor's book... click here
My recommendation list is so much longer but please check out
I mention these fabulous ladies because some of you may have heard about Harlequin dropping several of their lines, ours included. Funny… every article floating around says the same thing… “Harlequin closing five lines…, including Kimani.”
The “including Kimani” is the tough part. It’s that sympathetic head-to-the-side people do before they ask how you’re doing. Kinda like when Monica met Richard on Friends
I “didn’t talk about it” on my blog…I don't Want to Talk About It -Blog
But feel free to check it out.
When I submitted my first manuscript I just knew I'd get a "the call" and be flown out to Hollywood and have my book be made into a blockbuster movie. I realize my dreams were viewed through rose colored glasses. I have experienced the hard word and dedication it takes to be a writer so these set backs aren't going to hold me back.
I know I can handle this because well.. I am part Wonder Woman too lol
Well.. I’ve got to get back to my manuscript.
Take care.. enjoy your ½ half of summer.
And don’t forget… The Beauty and the CEO is available now...give it a try... leave a review!
See ya in a month!