Apologies, folks, I appear to have lost track of time and it’s been way too long since I posted a newsletter update.
I’ll blame the fact that 2020 feels as though it’s been one long month since mid-March and there doesn’t seem to be many signs of improvement. C’est la vie!…
Now, where were we?
On the creative front, I’ve been working diligently on Book Baby 6 aka Long Shadows and revealed the cover on my blog on 1st October. Missed the big unveiling? No worries, here’s a reminder:
And, as promised, I also shared a sneak peek inside back in July
I’m currently in the home strait with the first draft of Long Shadows and hope to have the first draft completed by the end of November, keeping me on track (by the skin of my teeth) for the planned publication date early in 2021. Patience. All will be revealed in due course.
Over the summer months I continued to have fun with some acrostic poetry
Months of living in lockdown gave me time to reflect on the things that in future I won’t take for granted and I shared those thoughts on my blog in late June (seems a lifetime ago now)
Since we last caught up, I celebrated a “milestone” birthday and was surprised with the most fantastic birthday cake. Check this out! It was incredible and delicious!
Last time out I told you about The Gingerbread Tea House and their fabulous book exchange. The owner has put her own lockdown time to good use and has now published her first novel, Chasing Butterflies, with her second, The China Doll, due for release on 14 November. I caught up with Nicole Thorne earlier this month on my blog
Like many, I have found 2020 challenging on many different levels. One wise woman in the organisation I work for said a few months back (and I paraphrase) – “don’t think of it as enduring things. Think of it as making history.” And I guess she’s right. Each and every one of us has helped to write history this year and who knows we may still be “making history” well into 2021. Time will tell on that one.
For now, I’ll leave you with a reminder of my mantra. This really has kept me forging forwards this year.
Stay safe, folks
Love n hugs
PS – don’t forget to check out the Silver Lake series and Ellen. If you’ve read them and loved them, tell your friends 🙂
Silver Lake series
Amazon.com links –
Stronger Within – https://www.amazon.com/dp/B00VXDSC1M
Impossible Depths – https://www.amazon.com/dp/B01C0GS30K
Bonded Souls – https://www.amazon.com/dp/B06XSQHG71
Shattered Hearts – https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07ZY8ZSDM
Amazon.co.uk links –
Stronger Within – https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B00VXDSC1M
Impossible Depths – https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B01C0GS30K
Bonded Souls – https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B06XSQHG71
Shattered Hearts – https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B07ZY8ZSDM
Amazon.com link https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07FYHKR44
Amazon.co.uk link https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B07FYHKR44