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Today is a new day for me.  I have added this blog to my new domain:  lbmunn.com.

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Labor Day Week-end

Posted by Linda B Munn on August 30, 2014 at 4:05 PM Comments comments (0)

I've been busy this week.  A doctor's appointment, my regular hospital appointment, and making appointments for physical therapy and a hearing exam.  

Writing-wise I have worked on two short stories and four of my novels.

As well as looking into a publisher I've started looking into the cost of getting an editor.  It looks expensive.  More than likely I won't have the cash to hire one.

Reading Lucy Snyder's "handbook for writers"  Learning a lot from...

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Time To Catch Up

Posted by Linda B Munn on August 23, 2014 at 4:35 PM Comments comments (0)

I submitted "Tehya's Tree" to another agency.  They will reply within one to two months.

I've printed off my short story so I can do its finally edit before resending it to the Writer's Digest Short Story Contest.

I'm re-arranging "Alaina's Secret" to see if I can improve the "hook" at the beginning.

Doing my first reading of "Kajika" and correcting as I go.

At some point I will need to invest in a vat of printer ink and reams of paper so I can print off "Alaina's...

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August 16, 2014

Posted by Linda B Munn on August 16, 2014 at 9:40 PM Comments comments (0)

I worked on my short story this afternoon.

Via looking at my email it dawned on me that I don't know if people look at my domain or not.  So tomorrow I will be trying to figure out if there is a way that I can accomplish this.  I plan on tweeting and facebooking reminders that you can read the first chapters of my five books that are in print.

Will tell you more if I am successful with getting a count of some type.  Until then...sleep well.

Update.

Posted by Linda B Munn on August 15, 2014 at 11:40 PM Comments comments (0)

I've been busy working on my short story.

Wednesday - went to the Y for some much needed exercise.  Supposedly will help with my arthritis.

Thursday - had my weekly infusion then came home and crashed.

Today - podiatry appointment, a small nap, and crazy me started another short story.

This weekend the plan is to work on several of my writing projects because they have sorely been neglected.  Hopefully my pain will stay away and I won't need to take the "hea...

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What I'm Up To

Posted by Linda B Munn on August 10, 2014 at 3:40 PM Comments comments (0)

Haven't had time to blog lately.  Between doctoring and trying to stay awake I have been short on time.  What I have gotten done is starting the polishing of my short story that I have entered in the Writer's Digest short story contest  Plus I have been looking at Alaina's Secret to see if I can improve its hook.

Thinking about taking some classes on blogging and marketing sometime down the road.

In the event I haven't heard from the agent I queried about Tehya's tr...

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Late Again

Posted by Linda B Munn on July 30, 2014 at 4:25 PM Comments comments (0)

I've been fighting a sinus issue and pain.  My pain medication makes me sleep, so I've been sleeping a lot.

This past Tuesday I received another rejection....sigh.  There is still one out there that I haven't heard from or about....fingers crossed.

I have been reading "Shooting Yourself In The Head For Fun And Profit: A Writer's Survival Guide" by Lucy A. Snyder, a family friend and great author.  I'm going to try my hand at short stories and revisit some of my fini...

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So Sorry.

Posted by Linda B Munn on July 25, 2014 at 10:15 PM Comments comments (0)

Please forgive me for missing a couple of "blog" days,

Last Friday I was looking at agents again, just to see what my options are now.

Sunday most of the afternoon was spent at a three year old's birthday.  No writing was attempted.

Wednesday I just wasn't feeling good and spent most of the day in bed.

Today, Friday, I worked on getting a short story together for The Writer's Digest short story contest.  Will see what all I'll have to do to get it submitted t...

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A Two Hump Hump Day!

Posted by Linda B Munn on July 16, 2014 at 3:05 PM Comments comments (0)

It has been a week since I last blogged...hence two humps...lol!

Sunday I went to the Ohio Theater with my friend Kevin to see "North by Northwest".  It had been so long since I had seen that movie that I was surprised at how much I had forgotten.  I enjoyed that day completely.

Monday my daughter and I went to my step-daughter's for a visit and to drop off a book written by Lucy A Snyder, "Shooting Yourself in the Head for Fun and Profit: A Writer's Survival Guide"....

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Hump Day!

Posted by Linda B Munn on July 9, 2014 at 3:05 PM Comments comments (0)

Today I worked on Sons of Ista Sihu with the help of Coco the cat.  She laid down right in the middle of my paper and when I'm on the computer she lays on the keyboard.  I sure wish I could teach her how to type.

I sent two queries off to to agents.  One was for "Tehya's Tree" and the other for "Alaina's Secret".  The agent I sent the query for "Alaina's Secret" that it wasn't right for her.  I'll just try someone else.

I've sent tweets out for people to v...

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Happy 4th of July!

Posted by Linda B Munn on July 6, 2014 at 1:35 PM Comments comments (0)

I celebrated the 4th of July in the early atternoon with Roberta and friends.  I worked on my needlepoint while everyone else talked gaming. 

Heather and I picked Lucy up from the airport.  She was returning from Vermont.  

I was tired so I took a nap while Lucy and Heather visited.

After my nap I was home alone.  I checked my emails which took quite awhile.  I didn't have the chance to write until yester day.  I worked on the chapter summ...

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