I’m also pleased to tell you that Give and Take has today received a thought-provoking 4.5 star review at Michelenjeff Reviews and another 4 star review at Rainbow Reviews. Many thanks to both reviewers for that. Give and Take is also now available for purchase at All Romance eBooks, so lovely to be there too.
There’s also an interview with me which you can find at Michelenjeff Reviews Site, and a special thank you to Jeff for making me sound almost normal. That must have been very hard work indeed, Jeff!
And, if you’d like to try some of my Dreamspinner Press books, they’re all at 20% discount for TODAY only so there’s still time to buy The Bones of Summer or Two Christmases, or maybe even the pair!
In other book news, the latest chapter of The Prayer Seeker’s Journal can now be found here – in which Michael begins to deal with his ex-wife. And I’ve reached the 30,000 word marker of The Executioner’s Cane, hurrah!
There’s also been a small but interesting disagreement by commenters responding to one of my Vulpes Libris reviews, which does at least prove that books can raise great passion in us all. A result always to be admired indeed …
Finally in this section, I’m pleased to say that my poem, Meditation 37, is to be included in the upcoming Short Story Library Best of 2009 collection, which should be published early summer. Lovely to have that to look forward to.
Oh, and here’s this week’s haiku:
A woman in pink
walks slowly past cool water,
trailing dreams of spring.
Marian and I played some pretty reasonable golf on Friday and even managed to produce two good tee-shots just behind the club pro as he was taking a playing lesson. Dammit but he didn’t notice, and we certainly couldn’t produce them again! And Lord H and I spent a lovely afternoon yesterday wandering around Wintershall Gardens as part of their Open Afternoon, and I have to say the grounds are very attractive indeed. And the staff do particularly wonderful cream teas, mmm … What could be nicer? Even in spite of the rain.
Yesterday, we spent an exhilarating evening having supper at Liz & John’s (hello, both!) and I think I was even relatively well behaved. Well, for me anyway. But this morning, I certainly felt my missing hour, what with the clocks going forward. I won’t catch up till the autumn, I tell you.
This coming week, I’m away on the University Administrators’ Conference in Warwick from Monday to Wednesday, so will have to look both intelligent and professional for three days. Not much hope there then … Mind you, I’ve managed to book myself on to the Learn to Juggle seminar, and apparently you get to keep the balls! Gosh. I can’t wait.