All posts by dlapmandi

March 29, 2017

Revising SHE SHOULD HAVE TOLD, BASKETBALL BALLERINA, FLIES IN THE OUTFIELD, and working on a variety of fractured fairy tales.

Lily’s Lagniappe: Beautiful days, beautiful sunshine time to sit outside and enjoy it.

Lily

March 27, 2017

Revising SHE SHOULD HAVE TOLD, HICKORY DICKORY DOCK and HUSH LITTLE BABY. Continuing to revise and beef up MG novel BASKETBALL BALLERINA.

Lily’s Lagniappe: Beautiful flowers blooming at this time. Hopefully we won’t have another freeze that will kill the tender blossoms.

Lily

March 25, 2017

Revising and adding new exposition to SHE SHOULD HAVE TOLD trying to beef up my YA novel getting ready to send to an agent. Still working on a new idea about a little tooth fairy.

Lily’s Lagniappe: Spring time in the south offers spring showers and thunderstorms. LSU Softball playing a double ┬áheader today due to bad weather last night.

Lily

March 23, 2017

Revising and working hard to get some interest in my writing. In revision is SHE SHOULD HAVE TOLD, HUSH LITTLE BABY, THIS OLD MAN, GAMERS OF THE ROUND TABLE and BASKETBALL BALLERINA.

Lily’s Lagniappe: The temps are mild in the deep south but the blossoms are soon to be in full bloom. Azaleas, Crape myrtles, begonias, wisterias and new growth on every bush and tree.

Lily

March 21, 2017

Revising BASKETBALL BALLERINA, SHE SHOULD HAVE TOLD and HUSH LITTLE BABY. Hopefully something will sell soon.

Lily’s Lagniappe: Looking forward to this weekend, Cherish and Brooks coming. Learning things about Chelsea’s upkeep.

Lily

March 19, 2017

Revising SHE SHOULD HAVE TOLD, BASKETBALL BALLERINA, HICKORY DICKORY DOCK, and THIS OLD MAN. Working in a new PB manuscript about a dirty sprite with unique talents.

Lily’s Lagniappe: The weather has been iffy this spring but the softball and baseball teams have started off with a bang! The LSU Tigers Lady gymnastics team won the regular season and the SEC championship. GEAUX TIGERS!!!!

Lily

March 17, 2017

Revising BASKETBALL BALLERINA, SHE SHOULD HAVE TOLD, HICKORY DICKORY DOCK, THIS OLD MAN, and finding new ideas for picture books. Hoping inspiration comes in the form of two or three new PB books.

Lily’s Lagniappe: Baseball and Softball teams are getting started in the SEC conference. GEAUX TIGERS!!!!

Lily

March 15, 2017

Revising and working on SHE SHOULD HAVE TOLD. Using the freelance editor’s suggestions as well as my writers group. Trying to keep them in the moment of the novel is hard. Also revising BASKETBALL BALLERINA, THIS OLD MAN, HICKORY DICKORY DOCK and trying to develop new manuscripts.

Lily’s Lagniappe: A real cold snap is blanketing the US. Stay bundled up and stay warm.

Lily

March 13, 2017

Revision of BASKETBALL BALLERINA, FLIES IN THE OUTFIELD, SHE SHOULD HAVE TOLD and THIS OLD MAN.

Lily’s Lagniappe: The flowers that had started to bloom have just been given a jolt with this winter blast. Cover those you car about.

Lily

March 11, 2017

Revising MG, PB and YA novels and hoping to find new ideas to put down for PB manuscripts. My mind has been distracted recently but I feel my focus coming back.

Lily’s Lagniappe: Terrible winter blast going on in the northeast. Batten down the hatches and stay warm.

Lily