I’m not panicking. Really.

On my desk sits: One printed 368-page manuscript. One 17-page detailed outline. One 2-page outline summary. One 2-page list of possible revisions. Oh, I was so wonderfully organized when I wrapped up the first draft a little over six weeks ago.  So...

Happy freaking new year

I survived the holidays. I had a whirlwind trip home to Toronto, complete with three separate Christmas dinners, lots of gift exchanges, a fair amount of red wine consumption, a lot of driving (but not while the wine was being consumed) and a whole lot of laughing,...

Copy edits done! And, a top ten list.

Every inch between my neck and my tailbone is mad at me.  Four 14-hour days.  It was SO MUCH WORK. And of course it didn’t help that I had all kinds of annoying little timeline/chronology issues that had to be addressed.  I thought I’d...

I’m baaaaack!

Ah, there’s nothing quite like leaving the cloudless skies of Cabo and 80-degree temperatures (that’s mid-20’s in Celsius for my non-American friends) to come home to rain.  And cold.  And Christmas music. But I came back relaxed!  And...

I’m not dead

I’m here!  I’m alive!  Didn’t mean to worry the five of you who check in every day. So it’s Thursday, and I’m getting to the end of another burn-out week.  I’ve just wrapped up what will (hopefully) be the final...