Yesterday I spent the day catching up after being glued to the computer for more than a week. I paid bills, tossed junk mail, quickly skimmed through a few magazines, cleared my desk off and prepared to begin work again on the WIP. I had to go out for groceries. We were running low on everything as I hadn’t been shopping in over ten days (too busy editing). Wednesday was not the best day for driving as the Boise area had received another round of snow (we’ve had wave after wave of these storms). The main road outside my subdivision was a solid sheet of ice at 10 a.m. I drive a Subaru Tribeca with all wheel drive and anti-lock breaks, and even I was doing some interesting sliding. My heart was pumping like crazy!
I was delighted to learn that The Perfect Life is #6 on the February bestseller fiction list at Christianbook.com. Everything about this book pleases me, from the story to the cover to the response from readers that it is getting. I did an interview about the book for Christianbook.com which can be found on The Perfect Life‘s web page linked to the title at the start of this paragraph. I haven’t listened to it yet. Hope I sounded somewhat intelligent. (Hate listening to myself in interviews.)
To top off yesterday in a really good way, I received a lovely bouquet of flowers from one of my publishers. The spring colors helped me forget that winter is still right outside my office windows. The painting on the wall (click on photo for larger image) is one of two original oils I own of previous book covers. Most covers these days are created on computer rather than painted by an artist, so I’m delighted I was able to buy the two I have. (Many of my general market romances had covers I didn’t care to have on my books, let alone hanging on the wall in my home. The two I own are exquisite.)
Well, time to go fix breakfast for my mom. After risking life and limb on the roads yesterday to buy these groceries, we’d better both enjoy the meal.