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Gearing up for April

This blog post is a participant of The Sunday Post, a weekly meme hosted by Kimba @ Caffeinated Book Reviewer. It is a chance to share news. This post recaps the past week, showcases books and things I have received, and shares news about what is coming up for the week on my blog.

I’m getting ready for Camp NaNoWriMo, which runs from April 1-30. I will be using that month to write book 3 of Tootsie’s story. Meanwhile, I’m continuing to edit book 2. This book’s wordcount keeps getting higher after each chapter I finish. This book will definitely be much longer than the first one.

I’m going to be starting a mini garden in my kitchen, since I’ve had bad luck in the past with bugs, birds, and squirrels destroying my plants when I grow them outside. I bought a small greenhouse/terrarium, and 4-inch self-watering pots. I’m going to try some herbs, lavender, and maybe some beans. I’m just trying to keep my garden as small as possible. We’ll see how it goes.

This Week’s Movies

Crime by Night movie poster
Crime, Inc. movie poster
Strange Illusion movie poster

8 comments on “Gearing up for April

  • I hope you have a productive NaNoWriMo! Good luck with your kitchen garden, sounds like a good idea. We have wild cats that roam our neighborhood that keep most furry pests away, but bugs are more of a challenge. Can’t believe it’s nearly planting season!

  • Enjoy your NaNoWriMo. I did it once, back in 2010, and published my sixth novel afterwards in 2014.

    Thanks for visiting my blog, and enjoy your books.

  • Greg says:

    Good luck with your garden! I should do the same thing since I have the same problem outside with pests. They wreaked havoc on our garden last time! And good luck with book three! Sounds fun!

    More fun movies to look up. 🙂

  • I love that you’re watching all these old mysteries! Good luck with Camp NaNoWriMo! I’ll be writing this next month, but on my novella that I’m already 25% done with.

    • M. Ravenel says:

      I love these movies. They are giving me lots of ideas for new Tootsie stories 🙂 Good luck with your NaNo project! I hope you finish it next month!

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