Thursday, May 6, 2010

** Talkin' About My Book & Changin' My Music"

Tonight I decided I'd like to share some tidbits about my book, beginning again with the title, for those of you that are new to my blog. It's part memoir and part current thoughts & observations.
The title is: That Crowbar Changed Everything!

(Yes, I did, indeed, have an "episode" involving a crowbar that may have altered the course of my life.)

Here are just a few chapter names:

Year of the Grasshopper Plague
Armpit of the USA
I Was NOT a Hippie!
He Called Me "The Tank"
Riding the Rails Alone
My Very Own Mayberry
Frostbite From a Turkey Neck

I also plan to include some old B/W photos from my childhood.

And I plan to include some of my mother's favorite sayings. You've seen those before referred to as: "Momisms". But, since my mother's name was Ruby, mine will be called "Rubyisms".

Just writing about it and posting it on my blog, makes me happier & more excited about working away at it!

** I also decided it was time to change the old Play List again. I needed some lively, rockin' songs! **

"We all have our 'good old days' tucked away inside our hearts, and we return to them in daydreams like cats to favorite armchairs." -- Brian Carter


  1. Thank-you for the glimpse into your book! I can't wait to read more than the chapter titles!! :)

  2. Sounds very intriguing, Becky! You go girl! Sincerely, Susan

  3. Hi Janel!! Thanks! I've only let very few writer-friends, read a very little bit! Semi-superstitious maybe? And scared!!
    Thanks again! I really appreciate the encouragement! :)

  4. Hey Lynn.....gee, I thought you LIKED me!! :o

  5. Hi Susan!! Thanks so much! You're so sweet!!

  6. Sounds great! Are you SURE you're not a hippie? :)
    Write write write!!

  7. Hey Karrie! Thanks for stopping by and leaving a comment! I've missed you! :(

    And as far as being a Hippie...I wasn't one in the '60s or '70s. But, I may be tending to be just slightly Bohemic. (is that a word?? or even a proper sentence?? It's time to say "Goodnight

    One more's a good thing you said "a" hippie, otherwise I'd think you were criticizing my shortness and stubbiness!

  8. When is this going to be out for purchase...I am intrigued!

  9. Hi Becky,
    Sounds like a winner. I love the Rubyisms.

  10. Thanks, Julia! "Intrigued" is definitely a good thing!! I'll let you know when it will actually be available...but I'm hoping for sometime in October. If, for some reason, I don't make that deadline....I'll just make a new one, and keep on writin'! :)

  11. Hi Donna! Thanks! Glad you like the "Rubyisms"! :)

  12. Becky your chapter titles are hilarious, especially the frost bit from a turkey neck. I can't stop laughing.

  13. Hi Linda! Thanks! I must admit....that's my favorite chapter far anyway! So glad it made you laugh!

  14. Keep writing, Becky! I can't wait to read your book when it is all done. These teasers are making me want you to hurry and finish. :D

  15. Hi Daisy! Hey, thanks so much! I swear...everyone's comments have been such a boost!! I can't thank you enough!

  16. I'm surprised I didn't originally comment on this...I LOVE your chapter titles!!!

  17. Sounds like a very interesting book! Your energy really comes out in the way you write. Happy to have found you through WOW.

  18. Hey Tammy! You must've been really busy when you read it the first time! No problem!!

  19. Hi Emma! Thank you very much for stopping and leaving such a wonderful comment! I really appreciate it!

  20. I really want to read your book now - you are such a lovely writer and the chapter names and title have me hooked already :-)


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