Welcome to my blog Upstate Girl, (a.k.a Follow Your Bliss Part II), I am an independently published author. This blog is all about writing and the stuff that inspires me to write, the joys and obstacles that come along with the writer's life, and my fascination with the psychology of people and what makes them tick...the human condition, as is...and my love for words, playing with them and making sense of them...and I throw in a few photos from my acre of the world just to make things pretty...sometimes there are things I have no words for, only pictures will do.

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© Laura J. Wellner), unless otherwise noted, please be a peach, if you'd like to use my work for a project or you just love it and must have it, message me and we'll work out the details...it's simple...JUST ASK, please.

Sunday, April 25, 2010

I spy...

...a wee baby bunny in the leaves underneath the ancient lilac...and just to the left of where she's hidden, there's a bit of fluff where the nest is...and possibly there's a little round and brown bottom of a sibling tucked under the leaves...


...she sat very still for her portrait this morning...I love the little white spot on her head...

My kitty boys were out yesterday, enjoying the beautiful day, it was Crouching Tigger-Hidden Pooh who I discovered stalking the nest (I knew about the nest, I wasn't sure of it's exact location)...I scooped up the tabby and put him back inside...found the Fatty-Woo and took him in too...now Max...I have to keep the doggy's nose out of there (he helped point it out to Tiggy-Pooh!) He adores baby bunnies, he loves picking them up and bringing them to me (he thinks I'm a good mommy and must take care of it), but there's no mommy better than a bunny mommy for baby bunnies...and these babies will stay where they lay...

I worked in the garden yesterday, did some painting, did a little bit of writing (I'm revisiting the work in progress, Layers of Illusion) , it's been a lovely weekend...

Dusty Waters received another excellent review this week (posted on Amazon and Goodreads!) and it is now on 203 peoples To-Read list since that fine review, and two more copies have sold...I have to say, my little self-publishing experiment has been a success... literary fiction is a tough sell, and I'm glad that so many have found it interesting enough to add my little ghost story to their list and the ones who have bought it or received it through my giveaways have been generous with their reviews. I'm looking to have my second novel The Fractured Hues of White Light ready sometime in May, I'm still working on book cover ideas, so far nothing has "sparked" or "sparkled"...it'll come...

I have a book signing coming up on May 1st at Fat Cats in Johnson City, NY...it's National Free Comic Book Day...and it's Derby Day too, it's going to be a good day.

1 comment:

Linda said...

I hope your signing today is brilliant!