12: 15 a.m.—Crawl into bed and toss and turn until I fall asleep (I’m always excited the night before a new book of mine comes out)
3:15 a.m.—Wake up and decide I’m not going to fall back asleep. Get up and play 3 games of internet checkers.
3:45 a.m.—Update blog, facebook, twitter accounts with release information
4:15 a.m.—Work on lesson for on-line class for gothic villain-heroes
5:00 a.m.—Write, write, write as fast as I can on current WIP
7:00 a.m.—Youngest kidlet wakes up. Run and climb into bed with him so that he can sleep an extra hour and maybe I can sleep an hour too.
7:45 a.m. – Give up trying to get youngest kidlet to sleep and get up. Play with him and his brother, my middle kidlet.
9:00 a.m.—Write, write, write as fast as I can on current WIP. Referee fight between kidlet #2 and kidlet #3
10:30 a.m. – Remember to feed children breakfast (I love summer vacationand wake up oldest kidlet who is still snoring because he is a teenager and this is what he does.
11:00 a.m.—Go for walk with youngest kidlets. Live in Texas. So hot. Melting. Return to air conditioning
11:45 a.m.—Write, write, write as fast as I can on current WIP
1:00 p.m.—Take shower. Get dressed. Try out new lipstick.
1:45 p.m.—Errands. Return books to Library. Go to Barnes and Noble, sign stock and buy three books. Meet nice teenage girl and talk about books for a while. Go to Post Office. Pick up groceries as kidlets are eating me out of house and home this summer.
3:15 p.m.-- Return home. Make lunch for my starving children plus two others. Referee three different fights.
3:45 p.m.—Get my butt kicked at Wii bowling and Super Mario Bros.
4:15 p.m.—Check in with Facebook, Twitter, Blog, online class . I love my fans—they rock!
4:30 p.m. – Write, write, write as fast as I can on my WIP
6:00 p.m.—Take kidlets swimming. Much fun and chaos ensues
8:00 p.m.—Return home, shower, and feed kidlets. Talk to hubby on phone (business trip)
9:00 p.m.—Check in on online class, facebook, twitter, email, etc.
9:15 p.m. – Get youngest kidlet to sleep
9:30 p.m.—Write blog posts
10:15 p.m.-12:15 a.m.—Watch movie with Kidlet #1 and Kidlet #2. Kidlet #2 falls asleep in the middle and then Kidlet #1 changes the movie to something that will terrorize me.
12:40 a.m.— Go to bed and try not to think about terrifying movie Kidlet #1 just made me watch.
3:50 a.m.—Wake up and write, write, write on WIP—and this blogpost.
So, that’s a typical day in the life of this romance writer. And at least no one ended up at the doctor’s or in the ER (a blessing when you have three boys). How about you? Tell me something typical about your day and be entered to win a summer prize pack that includes my two Superromances from this year: From the Beginning and Healing Dr. Alexander, plus my newest YA book, Tempest Unleashed. Have a great Wednesday J