If you happen to live below the 49 parallel and you're chilly, check out my morning photos of Cluculz Lake's winter wonderland.
Honestly, don't you feel toasty warm already?
We all know what solitary lives writers lead. Unless you're collaborating with another writer, life is often quiet. Too quiet sometimes.
That's why I jumped at the chance to make a snowman with my buddy Patty. Hers is named Ida, because she looks like our beloved friend, neighbour and poet, Ida Cutler. Ida passed away in 2004 at the age of 91. We miss her badly.
I named mine Ralphie because he sort of looks like my husband,
Thanks, Patty. Building a snowman was a nice reprieve and a lot of fun. I'm particularly proud of his scarf. Who'd have thought Joylene could actually do crafts? Wow.
Now it's back to work.
Here's what is happening in December:
Dec. 5 - Ask PZM, Phyllis Zimbler Miller is back with an interesting answer to the pros and cons of reviews.
Dec. 5 - That same day, I'm a guest on Cheryl Malandrinos' blog, The Book Connection.
Dec. 7 - Laila Knight is my guest for the day.
Dec. 8 - I'm being interviewed by whacky Miss Mae of Gum Drop Island.
Dec. 10 - Author's Luncheon at Hobson Museum.
Dec. 11 - the consummate author and writer, Penny Ehrenkranz is my guest. Penny's newest novel is titled Lady in Waiting.
Dec. 12 - I've an interview with Killarney Sheffield's blog, Stalking Authors.
Dec. 20 - Katherine Swarts's monthly column airs.
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Now for the fun part. If you're a follower of this blog and you liked a free copy of my e-book Dead Witness, (it would make a super Christmas gift) leave a comment and I'll stick your name on this post. Someone, other than me, will pick the winner Sunday, Dec. 4th. If you're not a follower, just click the Follow this site button, leave a comment, and voila, you're in the draw.