01 December 2008 ~ 1 Comment

Copy edits — done

It was a weekend of good food, good friends, and copy edits. I do two passes — the first is the in-depth cleanup pass through the manuscript. The copyeditor has gone through in red pencil with corrections and queries. I go over her changes and add my own. I hardly ever stet a change. I […]

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24 November 2008 ~ 0 Comments

Thanksgiving — the cooking begins

Book 2 copy edits are coming along, but this is Thanksgiving week! There’s some serious food going on this week. We are sharing Thanksgiving this year with friends. I said I will make the cranberry sauce, a green salad, and a chocolate mocha pecan pie (and maybe a regular pecan pie too, because once you […]

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19 October 2008 ~ 0 Comments

Hill Country winery tour

Saturday we spent the day on a chartered┬ábus┬átour of four of the Texas Hill Country’s wineries, and it couldn’t have been a better day for it despite starting off at the ungodly hour of 3:30 am (not the bus tour itself ; I’ll explain that later). Crisp, cool weather, bright sun, and a deep blue […]

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