Linda Maye Adams

Monthly Archives: October, 2017

Halloween Adventures


I’ve been working on a short story for an anthology call that’s closing tomorrow, but I had time for a quick walk around the neighborhood to have a look at the Halloween decorations.  These are some of the pretty cool ones.  Enjoy! This is a ghost over a garden entrance. It’ll be pretty spooky at …

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Adventures Around the Web Octber 21-26


This week, the colder temperatures marched in, and then bounced around.  Pretty typical for DC, but it’s hard when your sinuses are going, “I’m not happy”… Lulu the dog flunked out of CIA bomb-sniffer school because she just didn’t care Spy dog fails classes at CIA!  Lots of very cute dog pictures for Friday.  Labs …

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Writing in Public, Story 6, Scene 16


15 (continued) Nikki opened her mouth to retort. Stopped as the air chilled. The day darkened as if a shadow passed in front of the sun. Brian got out of the truck, pulling off his sun glasses.  People were coming out of their houses to see what was happening. Pressure tightened its grip around Nikki. …

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More Adventures at the Book Sale


This week’s book sale was the big one at the library.  They have one in October and another in April. The sale itself is located on a floor in the garage.  It’s a permanent fixture in the garage, but closed off behind a gate except when there’s a sale.  The sale was advertised as having …

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Adventures around the web October 14-20, 2017


The Washington DC weather is doing what it’s famous for: Hot, hot, cool, hot, hot, cold!  I have no heat yet, and it’s freezing!  We got frost last night. Using Universal Links to Sell Your Books If you’re not using these, they’re a cool discovery.  One link, and it goes to a page where all …

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Adventures at the book sale


I went to my second book sale of the month this weekend.  This was a fluke that I discovered this one…it wasn’t at a library. It was at the State Department! Yes, that State Department. I actually didn’t expect to find much. As a result of my research class, I’m looking for used books to …

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Adventures around the web October 7-20


 Welcome to The Matrix: You Work for FREE & There IS No Payday Wow.  This talks about the new way companies manipulate writers into writing for free.  It used to be for exposure because it was hard to get.  Now the tune has changed. Write Like a Girl Here’s How Not to Critique Romance Novels …

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Adventures around the Web September 30-October 6, 2017


Story Bundle 2017 NaNoWriMo Writing Tools Bundle As always, there’s a writing bundle in time for Nano.  I always like these bundles because the quality is pretty high. I wouldn’t mind having either my military writer’s guide or my pantser’s guide show up in one of these… Women in the Military Service for America Memorial …

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5 Fun Facts You Don’t Know About Me


During a science fiction convention, two women and I ate lunch in the hotel restaurant with actor David Hedison (James Bond) and watched two cats play outside the window. I went to my first science fiction convention in 1976 costumed as Lieutenant Uhura and got trapped in a parking garage.  I’m a cat magnet.  When …

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