Thursday, September 29, 2005

Coming up for air

I'm in the middle of doing massive revisions on my Luna novel, The Eyes of Crow*, trying to finish this draft by tomorrow to get it to my editor a month early.

Why a month early? Because the sooner she reads it and gives me feedback, the sooner I can do a final draft (and get paid), and the sooner I can submit my proposal for the vampire series (and hopefully get a contract, which means get paid), and the sooner I can submit a synopsis for Book #2, The Voice of Crow (and get paid).

It's all about the Benjamins.

In other news, I took my dog to the dermatologist this morning. Sigh...yes, there are doggie dermatologists, although apparently he treats cats, too. Meadow has been itchy-twitchy throughout the winter months the last two years, and we wanted to give her an allergy test to find out why.

It turns out, she's not allergic to the pine needles that litter our yard from October through April, as we had deduced, but rather the mold that results from those pine needles and other leaves sitting on the ground, getting ickier every week.

And to our great relief, she is definitely NOT allergic to cats or humans.

Okay, so much for air. Gotta get back to work.

*now the official title


So, does that mean Meadow has to stay indoors?


Posted by: Anonymous Anonymous at 9/29/2005 5:36 PM

Hah! Yeah, try telling her that. She'd be miserable and impossible to live with, especially this time of year when the weather is so nice.

She'll receive allergy shots and until they take effect (which could be months or even a year) she'll also have weekly baths and twice-daily doses of antihistamines. Same as the last two years, basically, but with the addition of the shots.

Posted by: Blogger Jeri at 9/29/2005 5:54 PM

I didn't know dogs could take antihistimines. I hope she has a better winter this year.

Posted by: Blogger Sharon GR at 10/02/2005 6:20 PM

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