I have a bunch of new projects I'm tackling. First in the queue is a middle grade fantasy about a nature sprite enslaved as a house drudge by a society-matron witch. My intention is to send it to a particular literary agent I have in mind. Since that can be a lengthy process, this project takes priority.
This past weekend I headed out for a walk/jog down Shell Ridge in Walnut Creek, CA, and I stayed on the lower trail that runs near the stream. I kept a lookout for any bit of nature that might inspire my story. Here's what I found:
In the NOT SO SPRITELY department, I got a little carried away with the nice weather and pulled something in my heel while running up a hill. This will help keep me tied to my desk so I GET THE BOOK DONE.