Thursday, January 11, 2007

Updated blurb...

Yep, I think I finally got it right. Took quite a while though. If you're interested, read the new version of the blurb on my WTHR webpage. I'm open to feedback. Or leave a comment below :-)

The letter is almost done too - I'll leave it alone till tomorrow, then tweak it again if it needs it.

Last night I did some more proofreading. It was hard to actually get down to it (I'd rather have been knitting), BUT I also knew that once I opened the computer file, I'd get pulled right in and I did. Though I did have to take time out to a) play with Cleo and b) rescue Chloe from on top of the corner shelf (she was ready to jump down BEHIND it, stupid cat).

Yesterday afternoon we walked over to see how the big burn was going. All the good lumber has been sorted, so now there's just the slash to burn. We could see the fire from our little cabin:

It was even more spectacular in person. We also inspected the trees blown down during the big storm on Tuesday. I'll try to get some pics of those today - one or two snapped right off! This also gives you an idea of where our house will be :-)

Ok - back to work now!


Currently Reading: The Scot, the Witch and the Wardrobe by Annette Blaire
About to Start Reading: One More Time by Claire Cross
Link of the Day: Write On Vancouver - GVC RWA's upcoming conference
Bonus Link of the Day: News about Historical Romance from Kristin Nelson


Doubtful Muse said...

It's going to be gorgeous!
And don't you love having the
opportunity to actually use
the phrase "slash and burn"
without it being a cliche? :-)

Melissa Marsh said...

I reworked my query over the past two days and am much more satisfied with it this time around. Of course, I had the Queen of Queries, Rene, help me!

Rene said...

Theresa, the query is good. The only suggestions I have would be to dump the little poem on top. It's cute, but clutters your letter. Queries should be clean and concise. My other suggestion would be to move the the the information about setting and word count to the top and dump the last sentence. You don't need it and it clutters.

Kelly said...

Yay on getting the blurb down!

And great news from Kristin Nelson!! I knew it was just a matter of time.