November 29, 2016

New PB manuscript still rough around the edges. Still revising the YA novel and chapter book.

Lily’s Lagniappe: The fires in Gatlinburg destroyed businesses and homes. Hoping our condo is fine. WOn’t know for about 2 weeks.


November 27, 2016

Working and revising a new PB manuscript. Continuing to revise and rethink YA novel SHE SHOULD HAVE TOLD and UGGLEWUGGLE WARTHOG PB manuscript. The new manuscript is called BARNYARD MEDLEY (a working title).

Lily’s Lagniappe: Hoping for rain in our area. Several forest fires are burning and destroying foliage around the South Mountain area.


November 25, 2016

Just finished a new PB manuscript. Revised once and needs much more work.  Still revising the chapter book and YA novel. Starting to revisit a middle grade novel that I have written, BASKETBALL BALLERINA.

Lily’s Lagniappe: LSU Tigers beat the snot out of Texas A&M last night on their home field. ¬†Hoping Coach Orgeron will be the HC next year. The university should give him the chance to be the HC.


November 23, 2016

Revised a new PB manuscript. Waiting for next writers meeting to find out about FLIES IN THE OUTFIELD. Hopefully most of it is okay. Next going to start revision of Middle Grade novel called BASKETBALL BALLERINA. Continuing to revise YA SHE SHOULD HAVE TOLD!

Lily’s Lagniappe: Today LSU Tigers play at Texas A&M for the last regular season game of the year. Here’s hoping for a win! GEAUX TIGERS!!!


November 21, 2016

Caught up on some mail and wanted to continue the revision process for every manuscript I have.

Lily’s Lagniappe: Challenging circumstances in my life keep me from being truly happy. Working on being more happy everyday. Won’t you join me?


November 19, 2016

Read and re-read ideas book about picture book topics. I want to write a new manuscript and revised one I had already written. Continuing to revise YA novel and chapter book.

Lily’s Lagniappe: Today the LSU/Florida game was a disappointment. We didn’t play as well as we should have. The last game of the season is Texas A&M in College Station. Hopefully we will win.


November 17, 2016

Heading to the Lodge and My other family heading to the LSU ballgame. We checked in around noon and we ate at the Great Wolf Lodge. This is what Brooks wanted. After lunch we went to the water park for him to play. I wrote and read on some of my ideas.

Lily’s Lagniappe: This is the weekend before Thanksgiving. I am having a great time with Brooks at the Concord, NC Great Wolf Lodge.


November 15, 2016

Revising YA novel and revising a picture book. Still thowing around ideas for a new picture book.

Lily’s Lagniappe: Brooks and I are going to The Great Wolf Lodge this weekend. Looking forward to some one on one time with our Brooks.


November 13, 2016

Still revising the manuscripts FLIES IN THE OUTFIELD and SHE SHOULD HAVE TOLD. Trying on new ideas for PB manuscripts, middle grade manuscripts and even working on several ideas for YA manuscripts.

Lily’s Lagniappe: Coach Orgeron and the LSU Tigers made mince meat of the Arkansas Razorbacks last night. The score was 38 to 10. On to Florida Gators in Baton Rouge.


November 11, 2016

Still revising and hoping to get new manuscripts written before the end of the year. Today is Veteran’s Day…so thankful and grateful for service and sacrifice.

Lily’s Lagniappe: Taking a short vacay with Brooks to the Great Wolf Lodge. Excited and can’t wait.