Monday, January 9, 2012

Gone fishin'

Not really. I'm excited and honored to be asked to edit book two in the Redemption series by my friend, R.K. Ryals. Book one is Redemption-- it's available for $ .99 on Kindle. Check it out!

Book two is Ransom, and continues the YA story of a foul-mouthed, convent-raised teenager, Dayton, who gets swept up in a war between Angels and Demons. I've read the first chapter, and it's going to be a wild ride.

So I go ... editing. Back in a couple of weeks. Love to all!


  1. Fantastic! Have fun.

    And I was fixing to e-mail you today because you've been on my mind :).

  2. A wordsmith! I think it sounds fun and hope you get a lot of personal satisfaction out of the process. Of course, I taught language arts to middle school students for sixteen years, including writing, so editing comes second nature. I used green ink, instead of red, and made a lot of new friends, quickly.

  3. Have a good time! I look forward to seeing you in two weeks!

  4. Editing is on my short list of dream jobs. See you in a few weeks. ;)

  5. Hey Jane-- you've been on my mind, too. I tried so hard to find a way to keep blogging, commenting on my ever-growing number of favorite blogs, and teaching full-time... and editing for R. K. but realized... I can't do it all, or I can't do it all and stay reasonably sane.
    Miss you and I'll be baacckk.

  6. Hi Mark-- love that term wordsmith and feel so humble that you applied it to me! How great that you used green ink. I just use black or blue, but green would make a refreshing change.
    I'll look forward to catching up on your blog in a couple of weeks!

  7. Hi Belle-- My butt hurts and it's all your fault! :-) Be back over to the Carnival and Mantras very soon.

  8. Masked Mom-- you are amazingly prolific, lady, and I hope I don't fall too far out of the loop during my hiatus. Blog on, and look for me back over your way soon!

  9. I look forward to seeing you back in a couple of weeks, Melanie. I, too, will be off-and-on with my move.

    Love and hugs, querida Amiga!

  10. Hi Virginia-- I guess I am a certified blogging addict, and it's going to be hard (impossible?) to stay away for long.
    I tried to get editing last night, and the smoke detectors at Mom's house would not stop beeping, even with new batteries! So I was playing electrician, and not very well, either. It's a communist plot, I decided, but tonight, I better get editing or else.
    You know I am thinking of you and the stress of moving. Here's to new beginnings!

  11. That is so awesome! Big congrats to your friend as well for finishing her book.

  12. WOOOT!!!! Hooray for you, Melanie! What an awesome opportunity, and what a fun project. Just in case you missed it: WOOOT!!! =D