This past weekend we took out a tree, a series of bushes, and a grotto in preparation for the new deck we are building. It was A LOT of work, but will be well worth it in the end. I was surprised by how much larger the backyard looks with those things gone.
I sent chapter 4 of Th Lost Princess off to Katie yesterday for her thoughts and comments. I am finding writing with the plot summary much easier than my usual way of writing. I am still taking time to listen to my characters and see where they want to go-- in fact I just met a new character at their insistence!
While I am writing TLP, I am working through my thoughts for a third book in this setting. I have my two lead characters and a villain, I am just trying to figure out my plot--it is not falling together well at this point, but I am sure one day I will have my "Ah-ha!" moment and rush to pen and paper to jot it down before I forget it!
Showing vs Telling