Making Time for the Good Stuff

My revisions are off to my editor, so in the meantime, I’m taking a little time to rest and relax and do some fun things:

  • To Do: A Social Media Spring Clean – I’m in the midst of this process with the help of Miranda.
  • Stephen King’s Top 20 Rules for Writers – Stephen King’s On Writing is one of my favorite books on the subject and is full of sound advice, much of which bears repeating.
  • Spike graphic novel written by James Marsters – Can you hear me squee from here? I’m shamelessly fangirling.
  • This week is the first consistently warm one of the year, so I’ll be starting my garden on Friday. I know this isn’t book related, but I don’t really care. I used to hate getting dirty, but container gardening made the job easy, and nothing tastes better than lettuce fresh from the garden. I do everything organic with heirloom seeds. You really can taste the difference.
  • I ordered a copy of Horror Library, Volume 5 back in January, and I finally have time to sit down and read it. This collection of short stories has been nominated for a Bram Stoker award this year, and though I’m only 90 pages in so far, I can see why. I’ll be writing a thorough review once I’m finished, but if you’re hungry for some great horror tales, I can already tell you that I recommend it.

About therealdelia

When Delia was five years old, her teacher asked what she wanted to be when she grew up, and she replied, "I want to be a writer and tell stories." That desire never changed, though it's manifested in many different ways throughout the years. Delia lives in a big old house in a small town near the Missouri River with her Scottish terrier, Layla, and she spends her days surrounded by books and good friends.

Posted on March 18, 2014, in Uncategorized. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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