Quote of the Day:
They are ill discoverers that think there is no land, when they can see nothing but sea.
– Francis Bacon
Oh wow. I almost forgot to blog today. Whatâ€™s up with that?
Yesterday, I went to meet my new insurance agent. May I say sheâ€™s a delightful, classy lady and Iâ€™m THRILLED to have her as my insurance agent? She gave me a helluva deal too. Thank you so very much, Classy Insurance Agent Lady! If you live in my area and youâ€™re looking to switch insurance carriers, I highly recommend her. Drop me an email and Iâ€™ll share the info and donâ€™t forget to tell her I sent ya.
Anyway, I signed all the papers and she had to ask a few questions for the policy. The conversation went something like this:
Her: Have you ever had a DUI?
Her: Have you ever been convicted of a felony?
Me: (pause) Not that I know of. Unless I was driving while under the influence, then maybe.
Iâ€™m not sure she thought it was funny, but I thought it was quite hysterical.
Of course, the talk turned to my illustrious writing career (stop laughing) and the fact I have two books coming out this year. Well, one novella and a serial. But the serial can count as a book right? RIGHT? Anyway, I get such funny reactions when I tell people the name of my book â€“ Talk Dirty To Me (from Samhain Publishing, July 2006! WOO!). I get either a wide-eyed look and a â€œReally?â€ or a broad grin and a â€œIâ€™ve GOT to read this book.â€ I guess people think the first one because (a) I look so sweet and innocent (boy have I got them fooled) and (b) I donâ€™t seem like the type to write â€œdirty booksâ€ (see aforementioned parenthetical insert).
And OH? Itâ€™s March 1?
I tinkered with my dragon story yesterday and â€“ get this â€“ I wrote A PAGE AND A HALF. Now, donâ€™t fall out of your seat. I know itâ€™s hard to believe I wrote a whole PAGE and a HALF. But this huge, folks. Huge, I tell you! So the next time I have a Starbucks Plotting Session with the gals, weâ€™re going to talk about the book and try to get a rough plot outlined. I know I know. Iâ€™m a scener/pantser. It may not work. But Iâ€™m willing to give it a shot. Besides, if I donâ€™t write something, theyâ€™re going to come after me with torches and pitchforks. Not really, but you know what I mean.
Okayâ€¦thatâ€™s it for now. Iâ€™ve entertained you enough. GO. Have a day. 😉