Happy Christmas to all my readers who celebrate it!  If you don’t, then have a lovely day off!  If you didn’t get a day off, then after work, go do something nice for yourself because you deserve it!

Secret Book is proceeding.  As you see, I broke 70K words.  I’m getting there.  A lot of research remains.  The more I write, the more things I realize I will need to study to make it good (or even workable), but that is going to have to wait until I am finished.  Right now, I’m not sure what questions I’ll need to ask

Since I have to work tomorrow, I’m on my own, so the Christmas weekend plan is thus:

  • Clean the house (today, because the sun finally came out after two weeks of dreary weather and I can see what I’m doing)
  • Watch The Desolation of Smaug (probably tomorrow night)
  • Watch the Doctor Who Christmas special tonight (!!!)
  • Go see Battle of the Five Armies (probably Saturday or Sunday)
  • Skate (working on new program from Battle of the Five Armies soundtrack)
  • Write (of course)

For the new year, I plan to finish the vocabulary series of posts for you and try to come up with something interesting for the Blogging from A-Z Challenge.  I’d like to do another writing-related series as well.  And I am going to double down on trying to publish.  I’m sure you’re getting tired of me talking about all these books you can’t read.

Thank you for sticking with me and for your comments.  Have a lovely holiday and a safe and happy New Year!

dalek the halls


4 thoughts on “Christmas!

  1. Hi Elizabeth. Hope you’re having a relaxing time and doing some nice things and eating festive foods.
    All the best for the new year

    • Thank you, Milly–I hope your holiday was great! I had some delicious ham and peas and made my very first Yorkshire puddings. They turned out perfectly. I should just move to England already LOL.

      On Fri, Dec 26, 2014 at 5:16 PM, Graphomaniac – Elizabeth West wrote:


      • Hi Elizabeth, I had a good Christmas thanks. We are in australia and I have never had yorkshire puddings. My brother lives in London though and he’s visiting us now.

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