May 13, 2018

Rewriting and revising FLIES IN THE OUTFIELD and SHE SHOULD HAVE TOLD. The manuscripts are going to an editor I hope that will buy them. She is the most down to earth editor I’ve ever encountered. I would be honored to be an author with her house.

Lily’s Lagniappe: Well, the LSU Tigers baseball took the series from Alabama. The softball team lost to TN in the SEC tourney but hopefully they will get to NCAA tourney. GEAUX TIGERS!!!


May 11, 2018

Revising and tightening SHE SHOULD HAVE TOLD. Also working on a second chapter book based on the same characters. Hopefully Elizabeth Law will find something in my writing she can work with.

Lily’s Lagniappe: Baseball starts a series with Alabama tonight and on Sunday night we find out where LSU Softball will go to play in the NCAA¬† tournament. Hoping the boys make it to the tourney. GEAUX TIGERS!!!


May 9, 2018

Revising SHE SHOULD HAVE TOLD and revising and writing another chapter book on the same characters from FLIES IN THE OUTFIELD.

Lily’s Lagniappe: The softball SEC tourney begins today. The 13 LSU Lady Tigers play a 5 PM. They play unranked Ole Miss. Ole Miss gave us fits last year. GEAUX TIGERS.


May 7, 2018

Revising FLIES IN THE OUTFIELD. Hoping to send it to Elizabeth Law at Holiday House. Also working on another chapter based on the same characters plus a new one. This time there will be gender issues….

Lily’s Lagniappe: Being selfless is an attribute some people never understand. Helping out someone who us dealing with things far beyond their control is a act of kindness.¬† Be that person.


May 5, 2018

Spitballing ideas for new chapter books with a young boy as a lead. Stay away from video games, computers… concentrate on outside activities. Travis is an athlete who is clumsy, not the genius but makes decent grades, loves his family, and obeys his parents.

Lily’s Lagniappe: Today the Beach Volleyball tourney decides who is playing for the national championship tomorrow. The LSU Beach volleyball team is there. GEAUX TIGERS!!!!



May 3, 2018

Revising and rethinking chapter book FLIES IN THE OUTFIELD. There is an editor that is looking for chapter book series. Hopefully thinking about different story lines with Travis Anselmo.

Lily’s Lagniappe: Very rarely do we go through life without sacrifices to help one another. Giving to others should be first on our list of items to do. LSU Beach Volleyball team heading to Gulf Shores, Alabama to compete in the national championship of Beach Volleyball.


May 1, 2018

Revising SHE SHOULD HAVE TOLD and THE RELUCTANT DEBUTANTE. Going back over the revised sections of Cassie Rhysbak’s story. Hoping to get through the first section of the novel soon.

Lily’s Lagniappe: LSU Softball and Baseball had a bye last night from their sports. Healing and extra practice can’t hurt for the upcoming weekend games.


April 29, 2018

Finished the conference and returned to Hickory. Only had to make one trip to the airport today. Then back to my life in Hckory.

Lily’s Lagniappe: Softball won their series with Florida and Baseball lost their series 2-1 with Ole Miss.


April 27, 2018

Returned back to Hickory and now leaving to help Tress Ann with the writers conference in Durham.

Lily’s Lagniappe: I made three trips to the airport to get editors for conference. My room at the hotel was fabulous.