Monday, February 25, 2008

Happy Monday

Last week I worked with a couple of other authors from the Wild Rose Press to set up a critique group on line. We named it The Rose Trellis and created it as a yahoo group. It has been a lot of fun, and if any of you are interested in participating email Tricia Ballad at tricia @ and put Looking for Critique Partner in the subject line.

Today I was the guest speaker at a women’s connections luncheon, not only was it a lot of fun, but I sold several copies of Mail Order Husband.

A Wife for Big John is still doing well on the lists, it has hit number one on a couple of the Wild Rose Press lists at the different sites, and has been in the top ten on several others. I look forward to getting copies of this book in print, especially for family members. (August seems a long way off, but it also sounds warm! Yes, I think I'm getting cabin fever or the winter blues.)

I came down with the ‘crud’ this weekend, the aches, pains, and headache that even kept me from going to my writers group. I just couldn't face an hour long drive. But the upside is I read two books from my “to be read pile” while snuggled under the covers. They were both by Linda Lael Miller, and I enjoyed both of them very much.

Oh, and last week, my mom found a copy of Mail Order Husband at the library in a neighboring town, she of course had to tell the librarian the whole, “my daughter wrote this” tale. (Thanks, Mom!) And then two days later the director of our local Chamber of Commerce called to tell me she’d checked my book out from the library.

I hope you all have a wonderful week. I’m taking Thursday off to babysit my granddaughter and really looking forward to it!


Paty Jager said...

Sounds like things are going well for you in the writing/book department. Sorry the crud caught you over the weekend.

Lauri said...

Thanks Paty.

I'm pulling for you at the EPPIE's!