March 29, 2016

Getting ready to send MG to an agent, revising a YA and working on picture books for 12 X 12. Busy every month and still managing to keep up with SWF.

Lily’s Lagniappe: Spring flowers, trees budding, ragweed, every flower bush blossoming, yes it is pollen time. Keep well!


March 27, 2016

Working on assignment for next writers meeting. It is a bit odd but I am doing the best I can. Hoping for the best for the middle grade I’m sending in a few days to the agent.

Lily’s Lagniappe: Spring weather is tumultuous at best. Stay safe!


March 25, 2016

Still finishing revision and working toward the first of April for sending to agent. Started a new picture book and revising old ones.

Lily’s Lagniappe: This spring is the time for crawfish boils and family get gatherings. Enjoy!


March 23, 2016

GAMERS OF THE ROUND TABLE revisions almost complete. Need a revision on the query and then it is off to agent. Begin delving into THE FREAK’S RAPE started revising the manuscript and reorganizing it into three parts. I really liked that idea and seems workable with her guidance.

Lily’s Lagniappe: Easter is a time of re-dedication and renewal. Please take the time to re-access your priorities.


March 21, 2016

This week begins with a return home from Gatlinburg and a cold snap. Good reading weather. Thinking about the new set up in YA novel, Need to ask questions about the main characters motivation at each level.

Lily’s Lagniappe: Still a little cold in several areas of the United States.


March 19, 2016

THE FREAK’S RAPE revision starts very soon. Hopefully I can get some real work in it for the next two weeks. I have a major overhaul to the set up of the novel.

Lily’s Lagniappe: Spring break for LSU coming this week. Brooks has it the first week in April.


March 17, 2016

A critique group this week GAMERS OF THE ROUND TABLE is very close to being ready to send to Miriam Altshuler. Finished the entire manuscript six times but this time tweaking the last few sentences, tenses and odd or hinky words; then off to Miriam.

Lily’s Lagniappe: Baseball, softball and spring football. YEA!!!


March 15, 2016

Voted in North Carolina primary today. Not disclosing who I voted for just yet. Working on writing today and reading. Good exercise for a writer.

Lily’s Lagniappe: My Louisiana is under water and at the highest levels ever. Lord, guide and protect those homeowners and please help FEMA get the people the help they need.


March 13, 2016

Sent GAMERS OF THE ROUND TABLE to critique group for tweaking critique. Starting on THE FREAK’S RAPE revision shortly. Working on PB manuscript, critiquing PB manuscript and having ¬†writers meeting this week.

Lily’s Lagniappe: Heading to Gatlinburg this weekend for some R and R. Palm Sunday weekend. Easter weekend would be too busy.


March 11, 2015

Finished GAMERS revision, working a new PB manuscript, fixing to delve into THE FREAK’S RAPE revision which could take a great deal of time. Still working on PB manuscripts for 12 X 12.

Lily’s Lagniappe: Rain, rain go away my Louisiana is floating out to sea. Clouds, clouds please break soon sun dry up the land of the free.