Happily Busy

First of all, HAPPPPPPYYY AUTUMN!!! I wore a sweater last week, and I can’t wait our weather is cool enough for that to become a regular thing. I love my sweaters. โค Even though I believe in letting autumn be autumn (and we’re slowly decorating the house with pretties), I’ve been working on a Christmas … More Happily Busy

Plate Update: Hedgehogs, Nettles, and Orphans

*waves to August* *gawks in surprise that it’s really gone* August was full of celebrations and work and sweet family moments. Hereโ€™s a quick update on my full plate last month.ย ๐Ÿ˜‰ Pleasure read: Wires and Nerve (four stars) The Tail of Emily Windsnap (three stars) The More the Merrier (three stars) Ember Falls (five stars) … More Plate Update: Hedgehogs, Nettles, and Orphans

Standstill

“So, Kate, how is your book going?” *slides library book under couch* *minimizes Goodreads* *shuts tab with a video of a Food Network baker making a cake that looks like a pizza* *exits four Wikipedia tabs* Uh, I’ve been taking a little break. ๐Ÿ˜‰ Don’t worry, it hasn’t been all cake and research, I’ve been … More Standstill

Plate Update: Genetics, the Library, and Thunderstorms

July is a very hard month to sum up because it was so FULL. So I’m probably forgetting something. ๐Ÿ˜‰ Anyway, last month’s plate was full of I-am-editing-oh-wow snacks and now-I’m-at-the-convention-for-two-days snacks. ๐Ÿ˜‰ Anyway, hereโ€™s a quick update on my full plate last month.ย ๐Ÿ˜‰ Pleasure read: Sweet on You (three stars) Wonder (five stars โค … More Plate Update: Genetics, the Library, and Thunderstorms

Story Switch

So… I finished the first draft of “Legend” last week!!! ๐Ÿ˜€ It came out around 14k words (just slightly longer than The Twin Arrows), but I anticipate that changing since I have a few scenes to cut and a couple others to extend. Right now it’s the very definition of raw material, but I’m excited … More Story Switch

Plate Update: Pumpkins, Bows, and Christmas Coming

Thank you, Lord, for November. It truly was a beautiful month. This monthโ€™s full plate was stacked high with Thanksgiving food! I even made extra-special-but-not-so-traditional cheesecake for part of our celebration. So yummy. ๐Ÿ˜‰ Hereโ€™s a quick update on what I did last month.ย ๐Ÿ˜‰ Read for review: Suit and Suitability (four stars) Christmas Eve at … More Plate Update: Pumpkins, Bows, and Christmas Coming