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Saturday, December 11, 2010

Book Blogger Hop

Greetings and Merry Christmas, Fire Enthusiasts. If the greeting offends you, it certainly isn't my intent. In fact, sometimes it is more to inspire me to not allow the hectic time to overshadow how much I love December.

As many of you know, I have been writing for an on-line magazine, a couple of blogs, completing my manuscript for the second book in my Dance on Fire series, as well as working my 10.5 hour day-job. It is very easy to miss Christmas when you have schedules and deadlines like that. Right? I know many, if not all of you, are dealing with much the same. For those of you who share a fondness for this particular time of the year, I hope you, too, will be able to slow down enough to be able to enjoy it as well.

In the meantime, since my novel is safely in the hands of Vamplit Publishing and I am in between assignments at the moment, I am taking part in "The Hop". It's been far too long, I know. I look forward to meeting new people as well as reconnecting with "old" ones.

This week's question was introduced by Angela over at Library Girl Reads: "What is the thing you like most about reading book blogs? Is it the reviews, author guest posts, articles, giveaways, or something else entirely?"

My answer to this is equal parts: 1) to do PR for my novels; 2) to keep up with what is new with regard to other novels and film and music; 3) to cultivate relationships with people who are living their dreams, too. I think were I to discontinue writing, that I would still continue networking with all of the new friends I have made this past year. Everyone has been so supportive and warm and friendly that I just don't see how I could walk away from that.

I hope to see you on The Hop. Have a great weekend.

We'll talk soon.


  1. Hi there, thank you for stopping by my blog. I have been trying to enjoy the month and get things done early so I'm not running around at the last minute.

    Your book sounds intriguing. I love horror, but I also love theological themes.

  2. Thanks for stopping by the blog on your Hop. :)

  3. Thank you for stopping by, ladies. I look forward to crossing paths with you in the new year. Take care.

  4. Hello "old" friend." Nice to hear from you. Your schedule sounds absolutely insane. Happy Holidays!

  5. Thanks, "M.P.". Someone teased me recently about whining that I was doing about some deadlines. I replied that I had five hours after work everyday for everything, not just writing posts and articles. Everything. Appointments, household chores, events, etc. Thankfully things seem to be calming down a bit for me now. Happy Holidays to you as well.


  6. James, it must feel so nice to be in between projects and finished with work for the year. I'm sure your family will enjoy making many holiday memories with you.


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