February 19, 2019

Revising a middle grade manuscript for the SCBWI novel contest. I sent in THE BASKETBALL BALLERINA. I need to finish the manuscript until the end. I sent SHE SHOULD HAVE TOLD to editor for manuscript.

Lily’s Lagniappe: The college softball and baseball seasons are fixing to start.


February 17, 2019

We’re still in Baton Rouge. We will be leaving today to head back to Hickory. Going to get manuscript ready for contest. Sending BASKETBALL BALLERINA for the contest.

Lily’s Lagniappe: Heading home and now will have to watch LSU on the computer. BOO!!!


February 15, 2019

Finally finished the manuscript for the editor now working on the manuscript for the SCBWI February Contest. The manuscript can only submit 800 word.

Lily’s Lagniappe: The next couple of weeks leading up to Mardi Gras will be full of getting manuscript done for contest.


February 11, 2019

Revision of Young Adult to send in to Caroline Abbey. Needs to be in by the 15th. Must start the transposing of a MG from past tense to present tense. Getting the MG ready for the SCBWI Contest.

Lily’s Lagniappe: Visiting family and planning a secret birthday celebration.


February 7, 2019

Revision still in process for a middle grade novel and a young adult novel. Both will be read by the same editor. One for the conference and the other for the SCBWI Carolinas Novel writing contest.

Lily’s Lagniappe: Went to Michelle Hite Randall’s birthday dinner at Captain’s Galley.


February 5, 2019

Revising a middle grade novel from 3rd person to 1st person. BASKETBALL BALLERINA is a middle grade novel in flux in revision. Working to find an editor to hep me bring this novel to publication.

Lily’s Lagniappe: Going soon to Baton Rouge again.


February 3, 2019

Trying to beef up my middle grade novel BASKETBALL BALLERINA. Need to add some umph to my middle grade novel.

Lily’s Lagniappe: The Super Bowl is today. The Saints were eliminated by a bad call, so the two teams are the Los Angeles Chargers and the Patriots. I hope the Patriots lose!


February 1, 2019

Getting ready for sending to Caroline Abbey for SCBWI Contest in February but also sending to her for a chance from conference. Transforming middle grade novel from 3rd person to 1st person.

Lily’s Lagniappe: Not easy moving from one POV to another.