Posts Tagged ‘Shocktober’


You know, as much as I love October and think this is the best time of the year, I’m really anxious for this October to be over.

– The weather has been crap. I want a crisp, brisk, autumn. Instead, it’s rained like all but 6 days this month. I’m usually not affected by weather (I live in Minnesota, after …

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Wee Hours

I’ve been a terrible blogger lately. I’ve had all kinds of interesting new folks stopping by to say nice things or comment on the few paltry things I’ve managed to post here and I sort of feel like I’m neglecting the few folks that actually stop by.

Remember when I used to do Thursday 13? Yeah. Me too. I’ll probably …

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Okay, so it’s October 2nd, but still…this is EASILY my favorite month of the year. Oh, let me count the reasons why…

1. My birthday is on the 19th. I accept cash.

2. Autumn. It’s the only month in Minnesota where it’s truly FALL all month long. September has part of Summer in it and November starts feeling like ‘winter-lite.’ …

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So, I’m beginning to think my book The Short Bus Journal is dead in the water. I just got a reply from an agent (who got a query, a synopsis AND 10 pages of the book) that simply said:

“I did not like the diary format.”

Ouch. I wish I could say that was an isolated reply, but the truth …

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