Thursday 21 March 2013

Somebody give me a Xanax ...

Me and my crazy schedule:
  • My novel BITTER LIKE ORANGE PEEL is being considered by an agent. So the impatient fretting must be factored in. You'd be surprised how much time I waste staring at the wall.
  • I'm 2/3 of the way into another novel, called WHITE LADY. And loving it. Literary/Crime/Thriller? Really need to figure out its genre.
  • I'm 1/3 into my second Writing in Nutshell Series craft book called, Adverbs & Clichés in a Nutshell: Demonstrated Transitions from Perfectly Atrocious Adverbs, and Dull as Dishwater Clichés, into Gourmet Descriptions. You can see the first in the series HERE.
  • I'm well on track organizing an anthology called, Indiestructible: Inspiring Stories from the Publishing Jungle, in which many fantastic authors are contributing such as Susan Kaye Quinn, Anne R. Allen, Leigh T. Moore, and many others!
  • Critting the wonderful Matthew MacNish's manuscript, Running From Ruby Ridge. Whisper: It's really fabulous.
  • I have a few interviews to get done ... whoops, I totally just remembered now.
With all that I have my other life. You know, the one that consists of a day job, that can sometimes be a bit stressful with its deadlines. Somewhere in this other life I also have my partner and dog to pay attention too. Most of the time I have no idea where they are. I should start looking in the cupboards. Or maybe it's me that's gone missing. :-P

What's on your plate at the moment?

Hope you all have a great weekend. See ya Monday!


  1. The life of the multi-tasker! My list would look just as scary.

  2. I hear ya, sugar.
    Hang on for the ride, because let's face it, we're exactly alike and we'd be bored without a full plate :-P

  3. Aw, thanks, Jess! And I really love how every time you share a new picture, you look like a completely different, but equally beautiful, person.

  4. Hi Jess ... that is full- on - crumbs ... but some amazing projects finished, getting there .. and oh here's to the agent. Just wonderful .. you put me to shame ... happy days - cheers Hilary

  5. Love to see how you've moved forward in your career, taking charge! Awesome!

  6. Crap, girl! That's a lot on your plate!!!! I sure hope you take some time to just relax too. Nobody can keep that up without a good rest in there!

  7. omg--you and me both with the crazy-busy! I've got to wrap up Matt's MS, too, and you're SO right! LOVE! And yaay!!! What a great picture of you! Good luck w/BLOP--ha ha! :D <3


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