Wednesday, October 9, 2019

When life gets lemony

 Now available in Kindle & Paperback formats
The day before yesterday looked to be an awful amalgamation of icky goings-on. One untoward situation after another reared its mocking hideous head, and I quickly saw my week derailing. I decided to fight back. Specifically, I decided to fight fire as it should be fought—not with more fire, but with a hose! With cool clear cleansing soothing water ... at least metaphorically.

I cleared my schedule and postponed all the things I'd planned 'to do,' and sat down to think about what I could do that would be festive and positive. I was on special-needs-puppy-sitting duty, so getting out of the house was not an option. Instead, I brought some of the All Hallows season fun and spookiness into the space where I was by writing a little rhyming story about witches.

I started out with a premise, a title, and the artwork for the cover. Then things took an unexpected turn of the broom and I ended up with a whole different tale. (Ever the repurposer, the other story will come out next year.) Before I knew it, the new little story was written. New cover art was created. Pages were designed and formatted. And now it's up and available on Amazon... in both e-book and paperback no less!

The moral of the story? Don't let the blue meanies get you down. Either kick them out, or tickle them into submission. And then enjoy your success over a cuppa or glass of that lemonade! Cheers!

P.S. All proceeds go to Whimsicalidocious' Lyle Dagnen author scholarship fund.