Well I spent most of the afternoon repairing the kitchen ceiling. We woke the other morning to the sound of running water and found the upstairs bathroom had sprung a leak somewhere and the water was escaping to the kitchen. Drywall is pretty easy and something even I can manage.
I have been getting pretty pumped up about my second novel, The Second Chimney! I finished the outline a few days ago after a long dry spell. The ending came to me one afternoon in while I was staring at my messy garage and I had to get it all written down right then!
I have about 16 pages written now…this afternoon I was working on character sketches. I think there is going to be a lot of deaths in this one! I already know there are lots of bats! The main character’s house has a problem with the furry brown guys and battling bats is one of his passions.
I decided that his profession is vocational specialist, helping people with disabilities find and keep jobs in the community. I think that having either a character with an intellectual disability or working in the field somewhere will play a role in all my novels from here on out. That is how I make my living so what better way to advocate for them than through my books.