December 2008 - N. J. Lindquist

Archive Monthly Archives: December 2008

Thank You, Johnny Reid

At the end of the year, it's good to look back and think about the people who have helped you along the way in the past 12 months, or longer. When I was quite young I memorized a poem about a self-made man who was only self-made in his own mind. The truth was he'd […]

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Another edit

Okay, I have taken Trevel's suggestion and dropped the "and Her Friends" and the Part 1 bit.Trevel is one of my primary editors and is usually right. :) New cover. 

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I Just Finished Writing a Book!

I did it! Wrote a fantasy chapter book for my granddaughters in time for Christmas. Even managed three edits. This is the working cover I used on the Advance Reading Copy of the book. Of course, things did change a little bit along the way. The original goal was to come up with a story […]

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My Perfect Morning

I’m sitting here drinking lapsang souchong tea (the result of reading a book by Ron and Janet Benrey entitled Dead as a Scone, which is set in a tea museum in England (one of my all-time favorite cozy mysteries!). I actually bought the tea thinking my husband would like it (he likes smoked meat and […]

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The Magic of Narnia

“I would read other books, of course,” wrote the novelist Neil Gaiman, “but in my heart I knew that I read them only because there wasn’t an infinite number of Narnia books.” My son sent me that quotation the other day. Partly because he knows I’m a big fan of the Narnia books, too, and […]

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