What is up with the writing life of Jan Morrison today?
Well, besides the odd fact of her talking about herself in the third person like some potentate or pompous git, not too much. It is raining. Gwen isn't here yet but as it is 7 AM that is no surprise. I simply couldn't stay in bed this morning, sipping coffee and reading. I just couldn't. I've got several bees in my bonnet.
As the ridiculous but endearing Mr. Sparkler says about every single woman in Little Dorrit - "she's got no be-gad nonsense about her". That's how I am this morning. No nonsense. Not a bit of it. So let's get at it shall we.
First up! Two of my most favouritest blogging women are delivering books next month. Elizabeth Spann Craig is a force to be reckoned with. In the writing blog world we know she has a cape hidden in a telephone booth somewhere. She has published several books and this one is part of her quilting series. The other woman is my dear Burrowing pal The Tartlette (sometimes known at Hart Johnson. She's also written a cozy and this will be her first published book! The two decided to join forces for a CRAZY COZY BLOGFEST. Go to this link, sign-up, there is a fabulous contest that I am for sure entering.
First off though - what is a cozy mystery?Well here it is in the Tartlette's own words: