Good day with sunshine, good day plenty of sunshine….

27 Apr
Carol Murdock gave me a Renee Award – and I have been horrid as usual in thanking her and doing anything I was supposed to do…and she is such a lovely person.
Angie gave me a Zombie Chicken award and I messed that up, too –forgive me friends!

Just a fast drop by before I get to work.

I was interviewed on Riding With the Top Down …fun!
Jake finally quit moping because he missed Kimmi and her Beloved. He stayed at Kimmi’s beloved’s feet most of the time: he knows good people when he sees them.
I am becoming facinated with this Amazon monster. Yes yes, I know, I said I would not pay attention to it–and I am not, no really, I am not…teeheehee….but my publishers sent me the weekend stats. I simply can’t figure the system out. I went from 80,000 to 50,000 and then end of last week to 400,000, then yesterday I was around 20,000, today back to 80,000…laughing! How does that much change in a rating occur within hours?….! It’s all a big mystery that I don’t have time to unravel–writing is where I’m putting my focus. Yes, authors should just shrug their shoulders and worry about the words, the language, the characters – and do as I have been doing: Bask in the wonderful words and reviews found right here in Blog Land. I feel grateful and excited and happy! I’ll be posting more about that as the days go on, as I did below for Deb Leblanc.
Now, finish my Deep Creek Blend coffee, and it’ll be warm enough to work on VK2 on the porch today – glorious! Sunshine and everything turning green!
Now, everyone – go DO the day!
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14 Responses to “Good day with sunshine, good day plenty of sunshine….”

  1. Michelle April 27, 2009 at 7:08 am #

    I got my rock and buckeye the other day! I forgot to say thank you as I am a busy busy gal this week! So, thank you! I will be sending you one back as soon as I get un-busy enough! (..and I remember, all on the same day :)xxxx

  2. Debbie April 27, 2009 at 7:21 am #

    What a weekend! I am so far behind I think I can see my own backside:)I hope you make excellent progress this week. I’m off to sub today. (After I throw some clothes on the line outside. Can’t waste this sun.)

  3. Jessica April 27, 2009 at 7:29 am #

    You bad girl! Amazon will burn you in the end (unless you make bestseller, lol)

  4. Polly April 27, 2009 at 9:01 am #

    Your post is great. You see the humor in life and that is key to our well being. Glad you have sunshine as the sky is overcast here, but I know the sun is behind those clouds, being ever so patient!

  5. Angie Ledbetter April 27, 2009 at 10:43 am #

    This world is getting smaller and smaller. I just met Carol yesterday and we may be related, as all my mom’s peeps are from Hattiesburg like Carol. Love that award…little Boop crawling out of an acorn to become a giant oak!!Glad you got your scrawny zombie fowl too. LOL Loved your interview over at the convertible women writers blog. :) NOW GIT TO WORK!

  6. Literary Nut April 27, 2009 at 11:15 am #

    So very excited to hear that you’re working on VK2 and that you have lots of lovely sunshine to do it in! Sunshine seems to make everything just a bit sweeter, doesn’t it?!

  7. Walker April 27, 2009 at 11:23 am #

    Do the day in sunshine.Is that anything like streaking because I live in Canada and even though some might think we are crazy streaking in this weather……well, why not we are crazy after all.Have a nice day basking ibn the sun.

  8. NCmountainwoman April 27, 2009 at 5:15 pm #

    I’m so glad our blogger paths have crossed. I will look forward to reading your archives and following your blog.And first thing tomorrow…I’ll be heading to our local bookstore to purchase “Tender Graces.” I just read some of the reviews and when someone is compared to Sue Monk Kidd and Barbara Kingsolver? Two of my favorite authors? I can’t wait to get that book in my hands.Enjoy this wonderful weather.

  9. Terri Tiffany April 27, 2009 at 6:14 pm #

    Just ann update–I am loving your book but I am making it lasttttttt cause it’s good! I took it to my writer’s group today and showed them and also told them how marketing on the Internet has helped you:) Thanks for a teachable moment:))

  10. kimmirich April 27, 2009 at 7:13 pm #

    We miss you guys Kat, and we hope Jake is getting around a little better. We both fretted on the way home, it may have been too much of a walk for the babe. :smooch: Back away, back away from the blasted Amazon button. ; )hugs

  11. Deb Shucka April 27, 2009 at 7:39 pm #

    I hope it was a productive day, and a happy one.

  12. Missy April 28, 2009 at 8:52 am #

    Have you read “But Inside I’m Screaming” by e. flock? It is good, too! :)

  13. Missy April 28, 2009 at 9:46 am #

    Yay! I can’t wait ’til VK2!I won’t be able to make it to the conference this time…maybe next year.

  14. Missy April 28, 2009 at 1:04 pm #

    Kat: I received my books today…thank you so much!!

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