>23,567 on Tessa; editing Hawkes

>Having some trouble with my little slide counter graphic…bummer. I like that thingy. I did find this winner icon from my 2004 Nano fun, though. There are all kinds of old files on this computer… I’ll bet the 2002 one is around somewhere…

Anyway, bought the two latest Intrigues on the shelf today and am reading to see if I know what I’m doing. I’ve read plenty of them in the past, but you never know…reading one of the latest and greatest might tell me something I didn’t know.

Did read over the submission stuff on eharlequin today, too, just in case I found some magic info there I might need:

Length: 70,000- 75,000 words
Senior Editor: Denise Zaza
Editorial Office: New York, U.S.A

Taut, edge-of-the-seat contemporary romantic suspense tales of intrigue and desire. Kidnappings, stalkings, women in jeopardy coupled with bestselling romantic themes are examples of story lines we love most. Whether a murder mystery, psychological suspense or thriller, the love story must be inextricably bound to the mystery where all loose ends are tied up neatly and shared dangers lead right to shared passions. As long as they’re in jeopardy and falling in love, our heroes and heroines may traverse a landscape as wide as the world itself. Their lives are on the and so are their hearts

I wonder if that means they’ll accept some paranormal in the story…Hawkes, the main character in my book is a clairvoyant Guess we’ll see. The pitch is in February…maybe I’ll know what I’m doing by then. LOL


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