When you write category commercial fiction, you learn to write steadily and hope to have at least two books out per year. Some years that balances out through the year. And some years it just looks like you must write all the time! Okay, I do write all the time. I eat, sleep, dream, scream, writing because I love it that much. But people are usually surprised when I tell them I only work about five or six hours a day, sometimes less. I like having my own schedule, on my own time. At times, I finish way ahead of time and at other times, I skid into SEND at one minute before midnight. Whew!
So before you ask, I do not know how this happened but I'm happy about it. I love Christmas stories so this is my year, baby! And of course I have to show off my gorgeous covers! (I share one of these books with Shirlee McCoy! How cool is that?)
Now, dear craftie ladies, tell me about your schedules. It's interesting to hear how we each handle deadlines, schedules, books out per year, and having some down time. Let's discuss while you admire my pretties: