Wednesday, June 1, 2011

Ghostly Hands in the shower, and Linky Love

I'm having a good old time laughing on my Facebook page about, um, the weird thing that happened to me while I was in the shower. This came after a night of really bizarre dreams. But the comments about it are cracking me up The weird thing that happened is this, and I'll just cut and paste from FB status:

At the risk of sounding really weird (hush up! I heard that!) here’s what happened: I was in the shower, rinsing shampoo from my hair, pushing my hands through my hair—right hand, left hand—when suddenly I felt a THIRD HAND push against my head! Freaked. Me. Out! I turned, heart pounding: nothing there. Then I realized it must have only been water hitting my head just so—that’s my story & I’m sticking to it. Dang.

Ghostly hand helping me wash my hair - good lawd! Then last night, my coffee maker turned on and started the coffee while I was in bed reading -LAWD! - okay, maybe it was accidentally programmed - or ... do do do do do do do do do do do do .... So, anyone have ghostly tales?

Today I have links -

I was a guest at the wonderful William Johnson's place: Life through the Prism: an author's journal - stop by and say hello and visit: Writing out the Fear . . .

I hope you'll go by the Rose & Thorn Journal blog - lots of good stuff there. I am the first post today (we post every Wednesday) but if you scroll down, you will see so many great posts about writers and writing and life. We have a feature called "Back Story" where the writers we have published in Rose & Thorn Journal write a post for the blog about their experience or thoughts, etc, on the story they wrote. My post is actually an archive from my blog here "Behind the Wizard's Curtain."

I just finished two wonderful novels - one is yet unpublished and the other recently published: Our own Sharla Scroggs (She is writing under Sharla Lovelace) has a novel coming out soon - I read it to "blurb" it for her and was so enchanted; I adore her book! I simply could not put it down and was sad when it was over; BRAVA Sharla!

The second novel is The Secret of Lies by Barbara Forte Abate. What is funny is we were both reading each other's novels at the same time and we both loved each other's novels - I felt so lucky to have read two books in a row where I could not put down the book and where I loved loved the characters and setting, etc. Barbara has a great inspiring blog post up today: If you write it, they will reject it.

You can win a copy of Teresa Frohock's newly almost-released book - Win an autographed copy of MISERERE: AN AUTUMN TALE! on her agent's blog, Weronika Janczuk.

Jan O'hara, Miz Tart, is doing a survey on Author Interviews - she'd love your help and response!

Okay, that's enough for today. Y'all have a good great day and weekend to come!

(all photos are kat magendie's except for R&T keys icon & R&T cover art


CathrynLouis said...

Ghost hand washing your hair... Coffee maker turned on... All those brain waves released after working so hard on your book. :-D

Titus said...

Eek and double-eek! Ghost-y hand in the shower freaked me.
Lovely links, lovely shots. You have a great weekend too.

Marguerite said...

That's hilarious, but you never know! My house in Maryland is haunted and I lived with a ghost for 20 years! It was a friendly ghost until I started packing to move out, then really strange things started happening! Thanks for all the links!

Deb Shucka said...

Sounds like your life has slipped into the Twilight Zone for a bit here!

I always enjoy your links - it feels a bit like a shopping trip.

Hanny said...

Well, I think it would have been nicer if the ghost would have washed your hair all by itself instead of just a teaser. How come ghosts don't ever put things away or tidy up? I need a ghost who does chores. Then, instead of poltergeist, they're be polterGREAT!!

Carolyn V said...

The ghost thing would totally freak me out. (But it would be cool to have an OCD ghost who would do all my laundry.) =)

Sharla Lovelace said...

Woot! Love it when those ghosts show up! My parents do that to me now and then, and our house once had an elderly lady die in it, so we get strange things sometimes. We just say "Hi, Mrs. Vaughn." and move on. :)

Thanks for the shout out, lady!!! You're the sweetest! I had to laugh at your comment on my blog the other day...bcuz I just got a preview of my cover. :) You'll see why your comment is very ironic!