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So, not a lot of writing this week. But I have all my Christmas gifts bought and wrapped! Well, except for one…

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Had a great visit with my sister this week–got out of town, into the countryside, saw the horses and dogs and all the work she and her husband have done, had a walk in the snow, a couple of great meals, sewed a skirt and did a painting. What a relaxing week!

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At Anna’s Art Show, I sold four paintings! A fun day–saw lots of people I know, and had a great time, and it was also profitable! A very classy art show, and a success all around.

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Ever write a story and see two obvious paths: the hero does this, or s/he does that? Both are telegraphed from the beginning, so neither one comes as much of a surprise at the end. What is wanted is that creative third option: the one that was there all along, but no one saw coming–the inevitable surprise. Gee, those story endings are hard to find. I woke up Sunday morning with a creative third option for a story I am working on…was happy to find it, but not sure it really fits the size of my story. Maybe I need a creative fourth option…

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So, today, I sold four paintings. Not the big ones, but nevertheless, a good day.

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Finished my novel edits. Now just one more read-through before I submit to my critique group. I am so happy with it so far!

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Very cool to see lots of friends from past conventions and meet new ones. Inspiring to talk writing. I am so pumped to get back to work!

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I’m on the last chapter of novel edits (this round) and hope to be done tomorrow. A few more things to check, then a read-through and it goes to my crit group!

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So this weekend is IFWA’s Write-Off. Went Friday night and most of yesterday and got tons done on my novel, and am going again today. Nothing like concentrated time to really get your teeth into the novel edits.

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Thanks to Randy McCharles and Lesley Winfield for organizing a wonderful multi-author signing at Pandora’s Boox in Olds today! We had about 12- 15 authors out, and every one of them sold at least a book or two–I sold three! The book store did very well, and everyone had fun. I met some new authors, and had a great time.

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