So, what's next? I keep getting asked that question. When's your next book coming out? That comes from the mouths of my readers also. Maybe I made a mistake releasing six books in one and a half years. It took me more than that to write them. Now it seems to be expected that I release books quite often.
So, what's next? It's summer and I have a garden to keep weeded and then canning and freezing will start. No fruit this year from my tiny orchard but I hope to get peaches and apples by the bushel to can and make applesauce out of. Nothing beats homemade applesauce in the dead of winter with pork chops. Yum.
Also my granddaughter loves to come play with me. I've put up one of those soft sided swimming pools. She's a fish, just like her daddy and me. It's been too cold yet to swim, but we'll spend lots of time in it this summer.
I also have some sewing I want to do. I have enough fabric to cover most of Illinois so I need to get some of it made into things. I also want to finish writing the pattern for Joel's quilt from Giving Love.
Those are my non-writing plans. There are several stories percolating in my head. One story is 1/3-1/2 written. Another is started, though it may be a short story or novella. There is at least one more Cottonwood story as well as Stones Creek. I may branch out into contemporary as well as sci-fi/fantasy in future works.
It all comes down to what God wants me to write. I'll be doing outlines for several of those ideas in my head. I'm planning on writing some devotions based on notes from sermons I've heard at church.
NANO comes in November. That's National Novel Writing Month. The goal is 50,000 words in a month starting a novel on November 1 and writing 50K during the next 30 days. I'll be writing furiously that month. I've won each of the three years I've done the challenge. I plan to win this year also. God willing. Always God willing