Romance One Excerpt: Does this opening make me look interesting?

Yes? No? All comments appreciated - thanks! “This is the most beautiful campground we have ever seen. It’s a lovely spot.” The young woman gave Marianna a hug, and stepped into her car, shepherded by her husband. He closed the passenger door, then turned to Marianna. “Fabulous spot for our honeymoon. We thank you.” He …

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#amwriting update 4

It's been a while since I gave an update. Almost a year, actually. Time flies. I was working on my novel, working title Romance 1, even when I was not posting updates. I maintained an hour a week until August, when some travelling increased my reading, and decreased my writing. I never recovered the regular schedule, …

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The Well-traveled Book

My library is not what it used to be. For decades I accumulated books, dragging them back and forth across the country, and my library was a source of pride. Vanity, to be honest. Changing priorities (a euphemism for not having enough money) meant I had to drastically prune the collection, but that task was …

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#amwriting update 3

As promised, another update on the progress of Romance 1. Almost 1/3 through the year, and I'm still doing my hour a week - sometimes late Sunday night, but it's getting done. Earlier this week I passed 14,000 words, which is still not the 20,000 of an earlier version, but these are better words, if …

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