Monthly Archives: May 2013

MEETING JACK

As I said in an earlier blog, changing our plans from a month in Tuscany to a week in St Lucia created a significant writing problem for me. I had a full plot line laid out featuring Kingsport’s Funfest and … Continue reading

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WRITING IN St LUCIA

It is 5:30 here in St Lucia (at least it was when I wrote this last week) and I’m sitting in front of Josephine’s, the restaurant that will open at 6:00 for coffee and pastry. At 6:00 Tamika will bring … Continue reading

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QUESTION: WHY AREN’T SANDALS GOOD ENOUGH FOR SANDALS?

We arrived at our Sandals Resort on St Lucia on Tuesday afternoon and while checked in Barb made us diner reservations a Toscanini, the 5 star Italian restaurant. I still had no idea how I was going to work any … Continue reading

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GRADUATION DAY for KING STUDENTS & “WHY KNOX?”

The timeline target for “Why Knox?” was always to get it in the hands of the editor before graduation. That’s partly to get it ready for the summer book festivals, but mostly it was because Barb and I were scheduled … Continue reading

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THANKS MOM

It’s Mother’s Day today. So the calender says. I say it is only kind of Mother’s day. This is the day we make a point of appreciating and/or remembering our moms. It is a good thing to do. But there … Continue reading

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“WHY KNOX?” May 6th UPDATE

I finished my editing of “Why Knox?” this morning. Technically what I did was finish incorporating the edits from Sarah, Meredith, and Anne this morning. The final word count is 60,432, making this the longest of the Natasha McMorales Why … Continue reading

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EDITING BEGINS ON “WHY KNOX?”

Once the first draft was done I sent full copies of “Why Knox?” to three readers; Anne, Meredith, and Sarah. Last week I got all three copies back, each one filled with corrections, suggestions, and insights. My own editing began … Continue reading

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