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Celebrate the Small Things-June 19, 2015   4 comments

Greetings All!

This past week was an improvement over last week since I wasn’t sick! Yay for the virus finally going away.

  • I’m about a quarter of the way through a revision on a YA pirate book I wrote. The plot needed to be overhauled and so I decided to tackle it.
  • I spent time at Barnes and Noble yesterday and looked through a few Young Adult books I want to read.
  • I’m going to see Jurassic World this weekend!
  • The kitten keeps growing, which is good! She looks like a grown cat but acts like a kitten. She loves to be held and rocked, so sweet. The older cat is still annoyed with her though.
  • I’m trying a new medium. I’m designing a comic book to enter into a contest. I believe it helps to focus your creativity in a variety of ways. I figure it will only enhance my writing.
  • Yesterday was Sir Paul McCartney’s birthday. So happy belated birthday, Sir Paul!

And that was my week, how was yours?

Here’s hoping this next week brings you good news!


Celebrate the Small Things-June 5, 2015   2 comments


Hope everyone had a fantastic week.

My celebrations:

  • I finished my rewrite of my novel and sent it off to the agents who requested it. WOO HOO.
  • A new book idea came to me but I had to put it on hold so I could finish the current one. I did have to scrap the first chapter (not a celebration exactly but good).
  • My blog earned new followers–thank you for following me!
  • Being a judge in Query Kombat (it’s ongoing until July), a writing contest that started this week. I had a blast looking at all the entrees.It’s a lot harder than you might think to give constructive feedback.
  • I participated in a Facebook book release party for DIRTY BOYS OF SUMMER, an anthology of romance stories, four of them written by Seymour Agency authors! Fun! http://
  • Although my entry didn’t make it into The Writer’s Voice, I still had a blast interacting with other writers on the hashtag. It’s one of my favorite parts of being in online contests!
  • My kitten is looking less like a kitten and more like a grown-up cat. She still plays like a kitten though and loves to watch “bird TV.” It’s amazing what you can find on YouTube. Video’s of birds on bird feeders fascinate the kitten. I have to sit with her on the floor because she gets so excited she jumps at the screen trying to get at the birdies, not all the time though. When she wants the TV on she looks at the blank screen then at me then back to the TV again. So adorable! She still doesn’t meow but yesterday she did a “merow” and we praised her. If we hadn’t heard her meowing in the car on the way home after we picked her up, we would think she didn’t know how. She’s a quiet little thing.
  • Toffee at 5.5 months

Posted June 5, 2015 by kathleea in Uncategorized

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