May the fleas of a thousand camels infest the crotch of the person who screws up your day and may their arms be too short to scratch…
<--This little saying could not be more perfect for the two friends I had the distinct pleasure of meeting this year. Both ladies are warm, caring, and wicked wordsmiths.
The Rocky Mountain Fiction Writers have a lot to answer for… Not only is the conference I attended in Denver in September 2010 responsible for my meeting Eve Morton and Queen Calisto, but it’s where I met Layla Messner (@LaylaMessner), Dawn Embers (@DawnEmbers), Mireyah Wolfe (@MireyahWolfe), and Frankie Blooding (@SMBlooding) as well.
I don’t make a secret of the fact that 2010 was a difficult year for me, both on the personal level and a writing level. But with every difficulty something good came as well. And at the end of the old year and beginning of the new, it is natural to reflect on the year before to help set the course for the new year.
Just slightly over a week ago, I went to Glamour Shots to have some pictures taken because I need a professional shot to have made into a poster for the upcoming LA Times Festival of Books, April 24th and 25th at UCLA.