Thursday, August 11, 2005

I survived the airshow

Okay, so standing, or sitting, in the sun for seven hours isn't strenuous, but if you don't apply a gallon of sunscreen, repeatedly, you get burned. There's got to be some motto in there somewhere, I suppose, and if I ever figure it out I'll share it with you. I got burned, not all over, thank whatever diety you like here, but I looked like I'd been on an all weekend drunk by the end of the day. I never knew my nose could be THAT red without blood dripping.

The good news is, the show was fantastic. There were old war planes, old bi-planes and crop dusters and then there were the new models of all of the above. Some where just big enough to squeeze one person into, and that's if the person was small, while others could have carried trucks and probably had. I took a couple of dozen pictures, but nothing incredible. I'm a writer, not a photographer and it's very evident when you see my photographs. *G* When the Snow Birds came flying towards us, all I could do was gape like the rest of the crowd. These guys are amazing. For a peak at what they can do, try here:

It doesn't do them justice, but it's the best I can offer. My husband managed to take approximately six hundred pictures that day and got almost as red as I did.

On the writing front, things are moving along wonderfully well. Gracie Passette, the woman who runs Tit-Elation at: along with several other sites, will be publishing my novel 'Dance of Submission' soon and we've been emailing back and forth for the past few days. The coverart is going to be amazing. I'm waiting to see what kind of edits she comes up with for it and then it'll be off to the printers I believe.

I've been working on the sequel of The Deal, called Another Deal and hopefully that will be ready to go soon. I'm nearing the 14K mark and hope to polish it off at about 18K so any fans, get ready for more of my vamps. I have one more in mind for this series, but haven't got the story line for it ironed out quite yet. I've had some wonderful reviews for The Deal, and hopefully the next two installments will be as well received.

Time to get myself busy here. So, you all take care and have a great day. Talk to you again soon.


Gracie said...

Yes, 'Dance' is coming along well! Mostly silly grammar/tense stuff. I *do* need to turn the inked notes on paper into a digital file for you, don't I? ...but it's not like you are eager, right? ;)

Jude said...

Eager, me? Hell no, I always perch on the edge of my seat like this, it's good for your calf muscles don'tcha know.

To be honest, I'm not surprised that you're running into tense issues with it. I changed it from present tense to past and I'm sure I missed a few. Hopefully, it's not too bad.

Uh, you've done it all on paper? Good lord woman, get busy. What're you doing lolly gagging on here,!


Scrawler said...

Woohoo! Ace news :)

Jude said...

Hey Carrie,

Thanks hun, I'm REALLY looking forward to this, and Gracie knows it. She likes teasing me though.

Rare Blue said...

Hey... we must be from the same area... It's always cool finding a fellow writer in one of these things.