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but I don’t think I had many when I was in my twenties.  Not like these women anyway.  Oh sure, just like the song says, I had a few but not that many.  Then again, maybe I’m just too old to remember or maybe the things I regretted back then just don’t seem to be as important now that I’m older.

The reason I’m thinking about regrets today is because I ran across an article on Lemondrop last night, Secret Regrets–If You Could Do One Thing Over, What Would It Be?  It’s about a book that’s a bestseller on Amazon Kindle, Secret Regrets: What if You Had a Second Chance?  The article focuses on women in their twenties and the regrets they have.  All I could think about when I read it was what a good idea the author, Kevin Hansen, had and that every romance writer that read the article would be instantly inundated with ideas for not just one, but many books.

Don’t know if I’ll buy the book, I have too many WIPs, not to mention more ideas for books than I could write in two lifetimes, but I have to say it would be a goldmine if I’m ever stuck for ideas.

Now, if I could just get that song out of my mind, I could get back to working on my latest WIP.  72,000 words and counting…

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Taking a break from editing Storm Shadows for what I hope will be the last time before I send it in to my publishers.  I’m down to the last 20 pages–which need a little bit of revising but, hopefully, not as much as the first 220 pages!–then after that it’s only a matter of a few format changes and I’ll be finished.  Whew and thank goodness! 

Meanwhile, I’ve also posted the next interview on our Dames of Dialogue blog.  This one is with Carola Dunn, the prolific author of the Daisy Dalrymple mystery series.  Ms. Dunn just released her 50th book, Manna in Hades.manna2 

50 books?  Yikes!  That is, to say the least, inspirational.  And okay, it’s also a little intimidating.  If I submitted every WIP I have on my computer right now–both the finished and unfinished ones, and trust me on this, there are quite a few–and they were accepted then published, I would still have only a fraction of the work Ms. Dunn has under her belt.  50 books?  I can’t even imagine.  But it does give me something to shoot for!

Okay, back to polishing Storm.  Please join us on the Dames of Dialogue blog today as Carola Dunn–author of 50 books!–answers the Dames’ Dozen.  It’s a fascinating interview and who knows, maybe you’ll come away totally inspired–like I did. 

Oh and as always, any and all comments are welcome!

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