Tuesday, September 09, 2008

Words For The Journey day

This morning I attended my weekly WFTJ meeting. Today we discussed being a part of a critique group.

Before the meeting got down to business I did a book report.
I don't know if you can tell, but I'm holding Kim Vogel Sawyer's Where the Heart Leads. It's book # 2 in the Waiting for Summer's Return series. Kim is a strong author. She occasionally stops me in my tracks when I have to pause to admire a particular phrase.

Here's the description for Where the Heart Leads: After his graduation from college, Thomas Ollenburger is filled with big dreams and many questions. What will he do for a career? Should he marry? Where will he call home? Torn between his Mennonite roots on the Kansas prairie and his love for the big city of Boston, as well as his affection for a girl in each location, Thomas is unsure of his place in the world. He has always sought God's leading in his decision-making, but now it seems as if God is silent. Has Thomas's heart led him astray?

I wasn't the only one to do a book report. Chris Richards told us about a new find, The Dimwit's Dictionary. This book gives you alternates to overused words and phrases. Good one, Chris!

Author Dianne Daniels was kind enough to take my photo while I was doing my book report. Bless her heart--she was so kind that she took about 15 photos. I felt like a superstar on the red carpet, LOL.

To pay back the favor, I took about 10 photos of Dianne while she walked back to her seat. It was good for a laugh.Loretta, the girl hiding behind my launch party invitation, apparently didn't find it quite so humorous. You should check out her blog. She's one smart cookie --blogs about religion and science.


Kim said...

Thanks for reporting on my book, Megan. But...you didn't say whether you got a passing grade!

:o) ~Kim

Loretta said...

Yeah, thanks, Megan for that "report."
The photos came out "nice."

Some of us don't look as fabulous as you in the morning, hence the launch party invite.

You crack me up, girl!

Thanks for the plug though!

Loretta ;-)

sheriboeyink said...

I love it when a book "stops me in my tracks" like you said. I have a few books that I've read and read just admiring the prose.

dianne in colorado said...

I should have pulled a Loretta and hid behind something!

Great seeing you yesterday!