Wow -- two weeks off and I almost forgot to write my blog post for today. Why? Because I'm WRITING AGAIN!
Over the holidays, one of my readers/Facebook friend suggested I listen to an a capella group called Straight, No Chaser. Well, four albums later, there's a song that really makes me feel like I'm back to being WRITER ME. Mind you, I've never been a huge Willie Nelson fan, but this version of On The Road Again/I Play The Road sort of gave me the confidence to get back to my real job: writer. It's something I've done for over 40 years, but I really got stalled after my Mum's death (which she would not be happy about. She used to grill me: "Did you get your words today???")
Anyway, you can listen to a version of the song by clicking this link.
My agent tells me I might see the contract for the next (to me) Booktown Mystery soon, too!
Jeff Resnick Mystery, which is tentatively called Unfinished Business. I've made a graphic to inspire me, too. (Still trying to figure out what a cover design might be.) I'm hoping the book will be available this summer.
Of course, every book is different. For Unfinished Business, I seem to be writing 99% of it longhand. Hey, as long as the words keep flowing, I'm okay with that.
In the meantime, I'm just happy to be writing again.