First Draft Picks

Hey Everyone! Oscar is in the Opening Round for the Goodreads 2017 Choice Awards! You can find him as a “write in” in the Children’s Picture Book section! I am asking everyone who LOVES Oscar to please vote. Don’t vote for me, vote for him, vote for his message. The more votes the better chance we have of making it to the semi-finals! So please go to Goodreads and vote today!

VOTING SCHEDULE

Opening Round

Oct. 31 –

Nov. 5

Semifinal Round

Nov. 7 – 12

Final Round

Nov. 14 – 27

Winners Announced

Dec. 5

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The thing about silver…

Hey everyone!  Yes, it has been while since I last posted.  I’ve been slightly busy, but today I was thinking about silver…  Why?  Due to a recent conversation with an old friend.  See, I always assume that everyone has had the same upbringing as myself and when I find out that is not the case, it always surprise me.  Strange for me to think that, I know…

But anyhow, I commented to my friend that I was surprised that all this time I knew her, I never knew she didn’t look for the silver lining in all situations.  Which got me to thinking…  Dangerous, yes, I know.  I pray you see the fruit of my thoughts soon in a new story…  The thing about silver is it is stronger than gold but more precious than bronze.   I will let you run with that a while.  I’m going back to my vacation…

Until next time…

RT

My 2nd book

O starts my happy days…  O stands for the Oustanding, Outrageous, Original, Orange OCTOPUS living in the Great Big Blue Sea!  He’s aa little nerdy like me, but he’s mine…  🙂

Let’s welcome the first Alphabet Friend and give a warm welcome to Oscar Octopus!

Book #2 is…..

Hey ya’ll!  I’m happy to celebrate with you!  Oscar’s proof is on it’s way!!!!  Woohoo!  So, once the book proof is approved (as I just approved it electronically this evening) then it will be ready for the public!

Isn’t that fantastic?!?!?!!!!  June 1st is right around the corner….

It is Finished!

Hey ya’ll!  I have to tell you that today was the best Friday eve EVER!!!  My new book “Oscar the Orange Octopus” is done!!!

Want to see the new and FIRST book in my new Christian’s Children book series (The Alphabet Friends)?  I’m giving you a sneak peak…  Hope you like it!

RT

Making Lemonade

So, we all know the saying “When life give you lemons, make lemonade,” but where did it come from?  Funny, I didn’t know myself until this week when I looked it up for a speech I gave on yesterday morning about my book, “The Lemon Tree”.   

So, how about it was first recorded in 1915 in someone OBITUARY!!!  How wild is that!  Know who knows if it was said prior to, but I find it fascinating that over 100 years and we are still saying it today!  

It was as it still is a befitting way to describe in a nice way that yes, life is hard but you can make it sweeter by being optomistic.  Now another “funny” that I would like to share with you is this…  Read my book, The Lemon Tree, and see how one little girl, a lemon tree plus a secret ingredient can turn your lemon juice into a lemonade that is sweeter than ANYTHING you will EVER find on this earth!

Woo-hoo! 

Hey ya’ll!  Sooooooo excited today.  I’m wearing a belt again!  Woohoo!  Weight loss is working!  In the first hole in the belt, but meh….  baby steps.  

Hoping to get back to the 3rd hole and surpass it to the others…  Any and who, just wanted to share…

Have a blessed day! 

RT