Friday, August 26, 2016

Last of month update

First off, Toby had another bloody emission but then a clear one. I don't know what's going on with him as he seems fine otherwise. I'm limiting his food intake at the playdates we do. This started about the time we began to have them there. I've changed his food up as well and I might have to again as the vet said that could be part of it. We'll see.

Still not addicted to youTube. I've only been once more to check for anything new.

I've written two pages on Sands and ended Chapt 12.

There's an explanation of the Aether and a bit about spirit animals with meeting Gaea but I didn't want to overwhelm readers or have too much of an info dump. Sara recharges this way and I wanted to explain part of a scene that is in Fire. I hope this chapter isn't too--passive, or seem too irrelevant to this book.

Maramee will just have to wait for her intro.

 I'm not sure how much sex scenes I want in this book. I've alluded to sex a few times but only did two actual scenes so far. Should I put more?


My printer's acting up so I can't print anything right now. Really sucks. Going to the library and getting a copy is really time consuming.

Oh Well.

Tomorrow there's going to be a neighborhood party. I think I'll go and see what's happening.

 I might even win a door prize!  :)

Thursday, August 18, 2016

Another purrsday note

Toby had bloody emissions again the other day then today it's fine. The vet said to bring him for a follow up September so I'll wait and see if he has more. Otherwise he seems fine.

I've only been to YouTube once so I ain't addicted yet. :)

I only wrote a few sentences this last week on Sands. I need to at least get Chapt 12 finished so I can build up to the confrontation with the bad guy.

Chapt 12 talks about meditation and the Aether and leads toward the confrontation. We 'meet' her mentor Maramee and Sara's spirit guide as well as getting a glimpse of Nick's. Sara also explains a bit about this world's versions of spirit guides--everyone has one but only a few can interact with them and use that connection to the Aether.  Voices and shaman have direct connections but others subconsciously use theirs and it can make them excel in certain jobs.

 At my workplace one of the 'residents' read my books through the library and said she loved them and couldn't wait 'til Water came out. She said she liked Fire better than Earth. And the daughter of one of my neighbors said the same thing. YAY! 

Now if only a Hollywood director wanted to make them into movies.... :)

Anyway, I plan to work some on Sands this afternoon.  Hopefully, I'll get 12 done and move on to the confrontation. Made vampire(bad guy) against born vampire(Nick) but of course there's a twist.

Ain't there always?  :)

I'm rebuilding my points for prizes. I have my eye on an ice cream maker and an instamatic  mini-photo camera. Since the flat screen and the turntable were good I'm hoping these are as well. But I don't know if I'll have the points.

Thursday, August 11, 2016

Just a purrsday note

Toby's had the last of his antibiotics and seems better. He was such a baby about taking them and it was indeed a long week.

I've been introduced to the wonder of Youtube today. I knew about it but never went to the site. We shall see if I get addicted.

Saturday afternoon I plan to spend some time on Sands.  It started out as a novelette series that I was only going to publish as a Kindle but I think it's going to be longer. So I'll probably publish both ways.

I added a bit to the bibles but I haven't written anything in either Water or Sands this last week.

I decided on Sara and Nick's spirit animals and on Sara's mentor's. As I said in my last blog I'm not going for the ones everyone usually goes for. My people are different and their spirit guides reflect that as well.  The animals reveal the slice of the elemental spirit that resides in that person.

So yes everyone has one but only some are in touch with that part of themselves.

Most earthy connected beings are toads and that's what I'll have most common people having.  Those connected most with air will have birds. I'm still thinking about fire and water.

I got out my 33 Dirty Dancing sound track album and played it a few time on my new turntable. Beautiful sound and I pictured the movie in my head. Best scratcher investment so far--well besides the flat screen I got through them as well. :)

This points for prizes was an excellent idea that the MOLottery had for awhile. :)

Saturday, August 6, 2016

August Catturday

Toby is such a messy marvin that that is what I should have named him! He's already messed up the rug a bit and I've had to tidy up the litter a few times.

I had to take him to the vet and he's on antibiotics. He's worse than a child with taking them. I've had to have my neighbor help me with him. This is going to be a long week.

Well, I wrote two pages in Sands!

I sat down and finished chapt 11 and began chapt 12. This morning I took chapt 11 to my writing club. They said it moved smoothly but I needed to tighten it up a bit and need more emotion. This chapter has a lot of foreshadowing and I don't want to lose too much of that.

I've been looking up spirit animals and related things. Sara and Nick are not going to have conventional--or popular--animals. No wolf or eagle, people.  :)

Chapt 12 is going to introduce meditation, Gaea, and Sara's spirit guide with a hint of Nick's.   Your spirit guide is who you really are in the Aether.

I was told today that vampires never seem to be ugly. They are all physically beautiful. Maybe in today's society but if you look back in cinematic history that wasn't always so. In my world the vampires had to be beautiful/handsome to draw their prey/donors to them and of course beauty is in the eye of the beholder.

 My record player is working beautifully. I love the sound of music on a turntable. There is just nothing better than vinyl.