Category: Joan of Kent

Copyedit's Off! and Coming Soon….

Yesterday I returned the copyedit of A Triple Knot. Hurrah! Those of you familiar with the publishing process know the significance of this stage. As the cover letter from my publisher reads: “This is the last time you will have the opportunity to make…

Copyedit’s Off! and Coming Soon….

Yesterday I returned the copyedit of A Triple Knot. Hurrah! Those of you familiar with the publishing process know the significance of this stage. As the cover letter from my publisher reads: “This is the last time you will have the opportunity to make…

Manuscript Limbo

I hit send on a thoroughly rewritten manuscript this morning. It’s off to my publisher. I feel numb. At midnight last night (or this morning?) I finished proofing the last round of changes and felt a wonderful sense of calm. I slept well. But…

Happily Ever After

I’ve been quiet, I know. My husband and I are caught up in providing hospice care to our fragile elder kitty, Agrippa, who is dying of congestive heart failure. He’s having more frequent crashes, panting for breath, his heart hammering. My husband and I…

From Dogma to the Unknown

“Moving from dogma to the unknown is … a movement from dullness to aliveness, and life becomes an exploration, a celebration.” Inspiration can come from unexpected directions. The other morning this line from Catherine Ingram’s Passionate Presence (Gotham Books 2003) led me into a…