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Alice in Wonderland Halloween

My daughter adores Alice in Wonderland–but it’s hard to find Alice stuff that isn’t Disney. When I can, I try to get it for her. She talked her daughter into being Alice in Wonderland for Halloween this year. Because my daughter loves the story so much, I have always gotten my granddaughter Alice outfits over the years and taken photos of her. I’m working on a composite of her for the one this year, if I can ever get it done.

I’ve moved on to the next practice image in the art class and I’ve got to get word count, wish I knew where I was going with the story. When I have an idea, I can really write. So far I’m a 1,000 words ahead, and hope I don’t get 1,000 words behind tomorrow what with Halloween. lol I will be taking care of little one for 3 hours, then we’ll go over to mom and dad’s house to trick-or-treat in the house and have dinner and watch a movie.

Also, I know another book is coming to me for edits soon and that will throw off my schedule. I should be at 31K today.

And the ant killer looks to have worked. I had a thick trail of tiny sugar ants hauling the poison back to the nest for two days. I had bought it on Tuesday morning and set it out about 10 a.m. The line of ants had thinned out quite a bit for the third day, yesterday evening. I kept thinking: it’s working! It’s not working! Because there was still a trail of ants.

The fourth day, this morning, I checked and there are no ants. Not one. So fingers crossed, it worked! But I will keep checking throughout the day.

Okay, enough goofing off. Time to write!

Terry

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The End and the Beginning

Time for Tea

I turned in Wolff Bros after working the rest of Wednesday and Thursday proofing it and I’m 2,000 word count behind on Billionaire She-Wolf. But now I hope to catch up.

I had a beginning, but no real plot. For a romance, I’ve been told, you have to have the hero and heroine meet early on, and so I had an idea for the meetup. Everyone’s on vacation, I’m trying to keep my story from getting so hugely populated, so I’ve started out with three people.

Now, I have to work in the plot. I was watching a program about Lorraine Bobbitt and that ordeal, and then they mentioned about Tonya Harding and Nancy Kerrigan, Olympic ice skaters and sabotaging Nancy’s career due to Tonya’s husband hiring a hitman. So this morning, I was thinking about that. And coming up with a plot for my current story.

In Wolff Bros, I have no body count at all. I usually end up with a high body count, or at least three or four. None? *sigh* I’ve already planned a dead guy in the beginning of this story. I’m back in the game.

That’s how I do it in my Mad Hatter kind of way. Sometimes I can come up with a plot from the outset, but sometimes, I have to just get them to meet and then go from there.

I’m off to write. Baby now has fifth disease, a red rash all over her face. This is all viral and it will just go away on its own, but her poor little immune system is just having fits with keeping up with all of this.

Have a great day and think happy thoughts! See something good in every day. Do a good deed when you can. It makes you feel better than anything you can buy! Happiness can be learned: https://www.businessinsider.com/im-taking-yales-class-on-happiness-already-working-2019-3

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Teaching Chores…

You’re never too young to learn. And you never know what you might find when you clean your windows…

Have a lovely day! Off to write!!!

Terry

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Baby Alice in Wonderland

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Have a great day in Wonderland. 🙂 <3

Terry Spear

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Mad Hatter Tea Party–Draw a Mad Hatter

On a paper plate on top of your head! Elizabeth actually had the best, most complete drawing of a person-like character. 🙂 mad-hatter-tea-party-elizabeth-paperplate-contest-900-077

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Best Mad Hatter drawing won!

More games and pictures later.

I’m still behind on my writing. I had to crash a seaplane so I’ve been doing tons of research on them for the book. Did you know that a lot of places don’t allow seaplanes to land on waterways in their states? That many don’t allow a seaplane to carry external loads, like canoes and kayaks? I’ve watched way too many plane wrecks, trying to get a feel of what it would be like.

Landing gear up? Down? One airplane landed on it’s belly, the pilot trainee forgetting to put the gear down. But he did a great job of getting it back in the air and landing with the gear down the next time. Yes, it did damage to the plane when he landed with the gear up. Seaplanes that have landing gear flip when the landing gear is down. So it’s best to have them up for water landings. 🙂

Rough water, gusty winds can make it difficult to land, but also smooth glassy water because it’s harder for the pilot to judge where the water begins.

See? So I’m behind, but it’s because I have to do so much research. I had one scenario in mind, but it wouldn’t work based on the research. So I had to rewrite all of it, and when I did that, I have some other scenes that I need to change because I did some of the stuff earlier now. *sigh*

Will all of the research be in the book? Nope. But I still need to research to find out if they can do what they do.

I’m also getting Dreaming of the White Wolf Christmas 2nd edits, need to make a few minor changes due next week. AND, I have to write a novella to incorporate in the rerelease of Heart of the Wolf. It will be the 10th anniversary of it’s release next January. Plus, I need to write a letter in the book, all due mid-March. And the book I’m currently writing is due April 1st, when the baby is due.

I also have a writing retreat to go to, first one ever. Have no idea what to expect. I scheduled no writing word count on those days, because it’s a long trip, and I have no idea if I’ll get any writing done at all. But maybe I can catch up???

We were under a tornado warning yesterday morning. But other than thunderstorms, we were fine. Have rain again today, which brings March flowers, right?

Have a great day! I’ve got to get to work!

Terry Spear

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

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Mad Hatter Tea Party–the Treats and Tea

mad-hatter-tea-party-cake-900-014The cakes were all delicious. Everything on the pink cake was edible. The pictures on the cake were rice paper. I ordered the Eat Me cards from Amazon. I had some other kinds with Alice and all on them, but I must have missed getting pictures of those. 🙁  mad-hatter-tea-party-elizabeths-cakes-900-038mad-hatter-tea-party-900-heart-sandwiches-043mad-hatter-tea-party-beautiful-pot-900-005mad-hatter-tea-party-silver-tea-party-set-stephanie-900-026mad-hatter-tea-party-tea-009One of Jennifer’s friends, Elizabeth, made the beautiful cake and petite fours. She also made cucumber sandwiches and we had heart-shaped tuna salad sandwiches, fruit and tea.

The silver set was on loan, Jennifer’s friend’s sister, was generous enough to polish it and offer it for the party.

One of the ladies had the beautiful working teakettle on the stove.

There were several other teapots on loan, but I missed getting a picture of them. 🙁

The food was great. I’ll share about the games and decorations later. 🙂 Back to writing!

Terry Spear

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Party Decorating–Alice in Wonderland

baby-shower-chandelier-900-007My daughter didn’t like my tassels. I love them! Anyway, so they came down and I have some mini steampunk clocks that I hung up instead, but not loving them. Need to get cards. I don’t play cards since my parents passed away, and they had tons of them. I gave them all away. *sigh*

Need to find a dollar general store and see if I can get a stack that I can use. I make Steampunk hats for bears, occasionally, so if I have time, which I’m quickly running out of, I could make up some little hats. Though they’re Steampunk. And they take time.

Steampunk Bear Hats

Steampunk Bear Hats

If I could get some fabric that would be more Mad Hatterish, maybe I could do that….not sure. 🙂  My problem is time. I need to open up the edits for Dreaming of a White Wolf Christmas today and finish those. I took down my tree, but I can’t get my tree apart. ugh. I need more muscle. I remember struggling with it last year and finally managed to get it apart.

So I’m off like the Mad Hatter to get back to edits!

Have a super rushed, I mean, unrushed day!

Terry Spear

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Baby Shower–Alice in Wonderland Style

tea-party-900-bunny-and-teapot-006My daughter loves Alice in Wonderland, so we’re doing that theme for the baby shower.

tea-party-900-all-of-the-table-003She’s also into foxes, so I bought a rabbit and fox for baby. The antique teacups are her grandmother’s grandmother’s. The Mad Hatter hat I’ve had for tons of years. The teapot is one that my aunt got years ago. The lace table cloth is my mother’s.  My daughter wants to use paper cups and plates and we’ll just have these for decoration. I’m cutting out the baby’s bear right now to sew up.

baby-shower-alice-in-wonderland-tea-900-001Still working on decorations. 🙂 I’m using mostly stuff I’ve had for years, added jewelry to one of the vases, added a couple of butterflies, one that’s a Christmas decoration, the lights. I have a couple of more butterflies, not sure where they are. Whimsical tassels, so just a work in progress. The bunny in the sweater is one of the ones I make. Last pink mohair bunny there is. 🙂

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And working on Loving the White Bear. I’m up to ch 4 again on rereads, smoothing, taking out repetition, and such.

My daughter’s off through the weekend, then back to work, so we’re going to run errands and then have lunch out today. So I need to get cracking on the book this morning before I’m off and running. 🙂

One of the book sellers is closing their doors on Saturday, which is a shame. All Romance Ebooks (ARe). So I had to take down all their links on my website yesterday. And Google Play emailed me that I don’t have all my titles up on their site. I need to remedy that. I have all the latest books and the most popular. But I’ll have to spend a day just working on that. I have over 60 titles out and I still have edits to do on Dreaming of a White Wolf Christmas and I need to finish Loving the White Bear!

And a party  to plan for. lol 🙂 Having fun with that.

Hope you are enjoying the little things in life!

Terry Spear

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