I had every intention of picking up a book appropriate for the holiday season (I like seasonal reading, as you’ve probably noticed) but then I randomly picked up The Broken Citadel by Joyce Ballou Gregorian in the library, and it is wonderful! This is one of many things I love about the library (in addition to free access to information which is important for society): there is a random selection of books that you would never find in a big bookstore. Maybe in a used or independent bookstore, yes, I like those, too.
Other news? As we’re heading into the chilly season, it’s both cold and dark when I get home. I feel like I need something to distract me from the pre-winter quiet, so I’m working on another first draft. I think of it as a first draft, even though I started this project after I finished The King’s Rose. After a few false starts (maybe more than a few) I’ve decided to revisit the project. I’m waiting to hear back from my agent about my current work in progress (the book I’ve been fretting about) so I need a distraction from that, too.
Must go now. Pumpkin cookies to eat.