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Monday Mayhem – Calling The Count

Posted on May 11, 2015 by Maggie Wells   1 Comment | Posted in Blog

I’m on the road today, but that’s okay, because I had an awesome weekend. The revisions/additions to Full Court Press have been written and mailed off to my beautiful Jewels for raking over the coals.

It didn’t start out so great. Friday night, my man and I ate steak. That was the highlight. Turns out, the steak was all a ruse to trick me into going to Home Depot and WalMart. We didn’t get home until late, so my productivity was low for the evening.

I made up for lost time by kicking some serious writing butt on Saturday and Sunday, though.

First, I hooked up with Parker Kincaid for pastries and pantsing at Panera. I am hooked on the almond-honey steel cut oatmeal with quiona. There may have been a bagel consumed as well, but that doesn’t sound as virtuous, so we won’t discuss it. I managed to crank out over 1k despite the fact that there was a super jock nutrition and fitness guru giving a mom of two the hard sell at the table behind us. So annoying.

Then I spent the afternoon updating the site, adding the new cover art for Going Deep, and preparing posts for the blog. In other words – procrastinating. Hey, did you see the cover? It’s perfect, abso-fricking-lutely perfect for Brooke and Brian’s story and I’m so excited about it!

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I managed to bluff my way through to Outlander time, but after I was back at the keyboard and closing in on the end.

Sunday morning, my man delivered a special Mother’s Day Sonic Diet Coke to my bedside, then made me buttered toast. Amped up, I managed to make it through the penultimate scene before it was time to clean up and head out to see The Avengers: The Age of Ultron!

Two buckets of popcorn and a half box of Sno Caps later, I was home and ready to hit the finish line.

And I did!

So I am off to Texas again, today, but at least I checked one thing off my list. Wait. I posted this, that’s two! Oh! And all the updates I did on Saturday…Three! Three things off my list! Where’s The Count when you need him?

How about you? Did you check any items off your list this weekend?

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1 Response to "Monday Mayhem – Calling The Count"

  1. Comment by Evelyn Jules
    May 11, 2015 at 10:36 am  

    You rock, Maggie Wells! I had a pretty quiet weekend on the writing front, but that’s because I was spending time with the fam, celebrating my baby nephew’s existence, my dad’s birthday, and Mother’s Day. I kissed the baby one, two, three-hundred times! I spent some major quality time with the people I love most in the world, and that’s all that matters.

    FCP is in my hot little hands and it’ll be coming back at you later this week! Can’t wait to reacquaint myself with Kate and Kate’s shoes and Danny. Happy Monday and safe trip to you, my friend! 🙂

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