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Baby Orangutan

The baby was one of the highlights of the zoo trip. Here is momma with baby and baby exploring on his own. And human baby meets orangutan baby.

Speaking of babies…I have the tree decorated and baby should be here soon. I hope everything stays on the tree like it’s supposed to. I’m anticipating disaster. But at least all the decorations on the bottom of the tree are unbreakable.

I didn’t get a whole lot done today, had to redo the whole cover for The Witch and the Jaguar. I thought I had a bigger size of it, but I guess I wasn’t thinking I’d actually be working on a novella for it.

Off to get ready!! Have a wonderful day!

Terry

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Big Cats, Little Cats

2 cougars, 2 jaguars, 3 ocelots

Love the big cats and little cats. Two cougars were pacing here. The jaguar was growling here, wanting to mate and did. Hey, zoos are supposed to be for education. What can I say? And I was only able to catch a couple of good shots of one of the three ocelots. Everything else was smeared windows or too much fence.

More cats coming up. I was working on Christmas decorations and Woodland Fae and The Witch and the Jaguar! I’ll be finalizing the cover for The Witch and the Jaguar and begin final proofing.

Off to work! Have a super special day!

Terry

“Giving new meaning to the term alpha male where fantasy is reality.”
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Fun with Photos

At the Waco zoo, they had a really cool bird walk-through and the birds were just not afraid of us. The place was empty on Friday after Thanksgiving, so we had the place practically to ourselves for a few hours. Several of the birds were sitting on the fence keeping the wild animals (that’s us) out of their home, so they were right next to the walkway. (The bald eagle was in an enclosure of his own.)

Love the pelicans. They always remind me of a pterodactyl.

I’m up at 1, couldn’t sleep, so thought I’d get some things done, like unpacking my suitcase, blogging, and editing on Woodland Fae.

The temperature dropped thirty degrees from yesterday, so it went from 63 in the morning to 33. Too much of a drop!! But by Thursday it will be 76 again. Weird weather.

Have a great one!!

Terry

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Darkland Elf, 8 Years in the Making!

See? Never give up, never surrender! Believe me, I don’t write THAT fast! I have a lot of books I start and then don’t have the time to finish right away. Even Claiming the White Bear I started last Christmas, but had to stop to write wolf and jaguar stories. Little bit, by little bit, they finally are finished.

https://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/darkland-elf-terry-spear/1129937838?ean=2940161694879

https://play.google.com/store/books/details/Terry_Spear_Darkland_Elf?id=kVx7DwAAQBAJ

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As a motivational inspirer, Eloria’s mission is to convince her friend Persephonice to leave the elf world behind. She knows that if she can’t, she will be stuck in their world herself. But what she finds in the primitive elf world is magic and a connection she never thought possible.
Viator is a prince of the darkland elves and captures one of those extraordinary creatures like Persephonice to turn over to his father, but his people worry about the prophecy where a girl from another world would take over their kingdom. He’s not giving her up as he realizes he needs her to help fulfill his mission to make his wings transparent. And she has to see where his dangerous quests will take them both…if they can survive the trials.

I got back from the Thanksgiving trip and am playing catch up all over the place. Got some really great shots at the zoo so will share for the next few days. Put up my Christmas tree last night, some lights out front just a few minutes ago, but still need to finish decorating. Baby loved the ghost out front for Halloween and would talk to it, so I picked up a “crystal” snowman that she can talk to for out front. They don’t talk back. lol So it’s a one-sided conversation.

Despite all that we did, Thanksgiving, the zoo, and signed books at the Barnes and Noble in Waco, I managed to squish in 9000 words for Woodland Fae.

Okay, I’m off and running. I need to make a list so I can keep track of everything I need to do. I had no food in the house either, so had to do some grocery shopping… And I realized I had published Darkland Elf on Thursday morning before we went to Waco for Thanksgiving, but I didn’t have any time to tell the world!

One of my beta readers sent back corrections for the The Witch and the Jaguar, need the other’s still and then need to format the cover for the is book. So it should be coming out soon.

In the meantime? I’m taking a break and  having lunch. I’ll send this bear to keep an eye on you. What beady little eyes and what a long tongue he has!

Have a great day!

Terry

“Giving new meaning to the term alpha male where fantasy is reality.”
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Happy Thanksgiving!!

If you celebrate, enjoy!!

If not, enjoy your day! I’m off to have some fun and feasting with family.

I finished editing Silver Town Wolf: Home for the Holidays and turned it in, and I finished proofing Darkland Elf. Wish I had time to publish, but too much other stuff going on for the holidays!

Have a wonderful day!

Terry

“Giving new meaning to the term alpha male where fantasy is reality.”
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Happy Thanksgiving Eve!

I’m working all day on edits, nearly done with Silver Town Wolves Christmas and then will be doing the proofing on Darkland Elves. And exercising!

Hope you all are having a great week!!! Internet was wonky all morning, so just now getting this up!

Terry

“Giving new meaning to the term alpha male where fantasy is reality.”
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Oh No! Thanksgiving!

Dangerous beauty.

Yes, I’m grateful, thankful, and blessed! But….you see, I have a book I’m trying to do final edits on for my publisher and another book I’m getting close to finishing (it’s awful when I have to keep stopping when I’m really going to town on it) and another book that’s coming back from a beta reader that I need to finish edits on and then publish, and…well, Thanksgiving wrecks dieting, exercising, and writing. There. I said it. I’m so mean. Laughing.

Hopefully, we’ll go to the zoo though, take baby to see her first wild animals, I’ll take lots of pictures, and that will make up for all the other trouble Thanksgiving causes. Truly, I am grateful and thankful and blessed and I will have fun anyway, even if I can’t spend all my time writing!

Two thousand more words on Woodland Fae yesterday and walked 5.5 miles. I did about the same the day before, a little more walking though.

Off to edit and exercise because tomorrow will be another story.  Hope you are having a great week!!!

Terry

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Capturing Fleeting Moments of Life

When you’re photographing things or people, they capture fleeting moments of time. The fall leaves that will fall to the ground and the snow that will melt until the next snowfall. The green leaves that will die off until the spring. The people and animals climbing up the stairs in the forest. All of it ever changing.

So when I’m working on a story, it WILL be done. And then I’m working on another. Ever changing. Life goes on. Moves too fast. Seasons come and go. Capture the moment. Live it. Enjoy it. Until the next moment and continue on.

Have a lovely Monday!!! I’m off to edits on Silver Town Wolves and Woodland Fae. And playing with pictures…

Terry

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Seeing What’s Before Your Very Eyes

Can you imagine walking in the dark and running into Mr. Teeth??? The exhibit was so dark, you could barely see the alligator, except for one light shining down on the center. A pretty yellow tree: fall colors on a walk in a forest. Do you take a walk and can’t see the beauty in isolated spots? Or the whole beauty of the forest surrounding you? And here’s a nifty way to create something fun–an old watering can filled with flowers. If I did that, I doubt the plant would last for long–too much water, not enough water. And a beautiful butterfly in a butterfly house, posing for a picture.

I finished The Witch and the Jaguar! Or mostly. Now I’m editing. I woke to thinking: What are they doing with the 2nd house. Whose home are they going to live in? Did they say: I love you? They missed Thanksgiving! So I need to mention a few things. I’ve added a few things to the story already this morning so I wouldn’t forget. But otherwise, the story is done from beginning to end!

My piranha puppies are anxiously bugging me to feed them because they are going to perish on the spot if I don’t. They’re a couple of drama dogs.

Hope you’re enjoying the rest of the weekend. I’m off to work!! Well, food for puppies first. *sigh*

Terry

“Giving new meaning to the term alpha male where fantasy is reality.”
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Love Old Trucks

I usually do my blog first thing, but I have been distracted. First, I was thinking about the story, The Witch and the Jaguar. I wrote the end last night and the epilogue this morning, though still am doing edits and need to add a couple of scenes earlier.

But then I had to take care of correspondence, read internet news, and take the dogs in and out a zillion times. And then I had to play with pictures, and then I was back to editing and WAIT, I forgot to write my blog!

These are some pictures of old trucks I’ve taken in Omaha, Nebraska, Disney World, Florida; and Salado, Texas. I love old trucks. I might have more photos, but they’re scattered all over the place.

Now it’s time to get back to the story!!! And the fun of the unreal.

Hope you are having a great weekend!!!

Terry

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