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Tuesday, March 23, 2010

This and That...

I’ve been down and out lately, having some minor health issues that seem to be getting better. I’m only writing in spurts and blowing off the blog. Hopefully that will change over the next few days.
For Christmas the DH gave me the Dragon Speaking Naturally software. I finally got around to installing it on my laptop today. I was very excited about using it. I’ll admit sometimes I’m lazy and figured speaking would be easier. I’m not so sure right now. You see you must dictate everything – period, comma, question mark, etc. Oh and new line.
The other downfall of this software is quotations or lack of. I can write a sentence and add the tag, he said/she said, but it won’t put it in quotations. Speed would be nice, but to sacrifice the other things will be a PIA when it comes time to edit.
I’ll try it for a few more days and see if it’s worth it.
In other news I signed a new contract last week for my new series – Freedom Fantasies. Book 1 – Pretend with Me will be the story of Paige and Jed.
Here’s a short blurb I threw together:
Freedom Fantasies is a place where women go to live out their ultimate fantasies.
Paige is tired of playing second fiddle to her husband’s best friend. When she tells her best friend she wants to have sex with a stranger, Kim knows exactly what to do.
Kim, owner of Freedom Fantasies, schedules a room and a hot stranger – actually Paige’s husband Jed.
Paige and Jed work on finding their way back to each other with a game of pretend. When they bring Tommy into the mix things get even better.
I’ve past the halfway mark of Book 2 so the goal is to have it submitted by month’s end.
Happy Tuesday!

5 comments:

  1. Keep reporting on the software. It sounds interesting but I think having so say...comma, quotation mark etc. would get reeeeeally tedious. Congrats on the new contract.

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  2. Congrats on the new contract! The stories sound so tempting and good.

    I don't think I'd like the talking software. I have a writer friend who is blind and she uses something similar. But she has to use it. She does so well with it too. But she said it took her a lot of work and a long time to master it.

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  3. Great news about the new contract! I'm sorry you've had some health issues, but so glad they seem to be on the mend :).

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  4. Congrats on the new contract! Hope you're feeling better soon.

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  5. Spurt writing is fine. Besides, it sounds all hot and erotic like that. ;)

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