So I read this article about a mother being arrested for letting her kids play outside. Considering the circumstances (a cul-de-sac, little to no traffic), my reaction was all, "really?" Granted, it's important to keep an eye on kids, even if they're playing with other kids in the neighbored (which was my case Saturday). Why do I bring this up? That was my first thought when a sheriff approached my door.
Oh, snap. The gig is up!
Nah. Turns out the gentleman with the badge around his neck wanted to know if a previous resident lived at our address still. Nope, but it was cool meeting a local sheriff. More writing fodder in the notebook!
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There's five new members to welcome to the blog this week. If you have a second, have a visit. You won't be disappointed!
Also, feel free to congratulate Nichole Giles for her success in landing an agent. I'm amazed by how many of my best blogging buds are getting picked up left and right. I'm so excited for you all!
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Update: 10,000 is a magic number for me. Why's that? It means the story works. In its imperfect, rough-draft glory, getting words on the page isn't a chore. Now, if I can get this cold under control, I'll dump more words this week. We'll see. We're celebrating my dad's 70th birthday this week, so reaching 15K is a manageable goal, I think.
Enough talk. Let's write!
Be on the lookout for more tropes, reviews, and other awesomeness this week. We're going to give September a proper sendoff here.
Had you any interesting visitors this week? Make new blogging friends? Tackled a few more words to your WiP? What's up?
I'm David, and can you guess the value of this action figure?
Given away during the 1997 rerelease