Monday, July 14, 2008

Brief Tommy update and a new interview/giveaway

Tommy made it to the basement this morning by going in the lower back door to the storeroom. I guess a few concrete stairs are not such a big deal. So now he has the run of half the house, with access to the backyard. Baby steps!

I did an interview with the lovely Sidhe Vicious, who posted it this week on her blog. And of course, you can win a signed copy of Wicked Game by commenting on the interview (there, not here).

I'm making a big trip to the post office tomorrow, so anyone waiting for me to send them stuff, it'll be on its way this week. Hopefully by the end of July I'll be all caught up on e-mail and maybe *gasp!* filing. Today and tomorrow I hope to bang out a few sample chapters of my proposed YA novel to send to my agent, then I'll get to work on Spencer's story, which I hope to have up by mid-August at the latest.

Lastly, but most important, thanks a million to the *gulp* 200+ people who sent me birthday wishes by e-mail, MySpace, Facebook, and LiveJournal. I was flabbergasted, to say the least, and I promise to reply to each of you before my next birthday.

Now playing: The Smiths - Girl Afraid
via FoxyTunes

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Hi Jeri~

I am glad to hear that Tommy made it to the basement. It is baby steps...before you know it he will be all over the house.

I am heading over to visit Sidhe's site to read the interview.

Posted by: Blogger Lori T at 7/14/2008 11:54 PM

*ears totally perk up* proposed YA novel? Do tell?

Still waiting to hear from her about my YA novel. *still crossing all limbs* She really seems like such a no-nonsense but personable agent; I would like working with that kind of agent.

(And as already mentioned, if she's your agent, she's already endlessly cool in my book.)

Tommy could be a metaphor for my life right now, between getting back into the writing and trying to pack for a move... oy. :D

Posted by: Anonymous Anonymous at 7/15/2008 12:28 AM

Hey Lori! He's been over the house once, decided he preferred the basement, and went back down. Spending some time on the landing, though. Slowly improving on the stairs. I think he's just never done them before.

Jess: Tell your ears to deperk--it hasn't sold yet. Hence the word "proposed."

Ginger is great. She's also on vacation next week, so if you haven't heard anything yet, it'll be a couple more weeks, because she'll be slammed when she comes back (isn't that always the way? I'm still catching up on e-mail I fell behind on after taking off *one day*).

Good luck with the move! :-)

Posted by: Blogger Jeri at 7/18/2008 11:03 AM

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