Hopefully you already purchased your cards last year during the after-Christmas sales, but if you haven’t, there are still things that you can do this month to help give you more time in November and December. If you haven’t purchased your cards yet, check out the companies that sell Christmas cards online, make your selection, … Continue reading Oh Those Christmas Cards….
Each year it seems stores are hauling out their Christmas merchandise and decorations earlier and earlier. I agree it’s a bit ridiculous, but rather than shaking your head in dismay when you see a snowman next to a jack o’lantern in a store, use it as a sign to notch your own Christmas preparations up … Continue reading Pumpkins and Snowmen?
I thought I’d let you in on what I’m working on. I’m taking the same characters that were in “Stories for the 12 Days of Christmas” and advancing each story through spring, summer and fall. It’s a daunting project, because that’s 39 stories. Sometimes I’m using the same main character from a Christmas story. Sometimes … Continue reading My next projects
For those of you who are just now starting your Christmas shopping and can’t stand malls, I have some suggestions. Head to the gift shop of the nearest hospital, the main shopping section of the nearest airport, or the closest truck stop. All three places strive to have gifts for people of all ages and … Continue reading When Time Is Running Out….
My “other” lives have been getting in the way of my blogging, but here’s a little update on my next fiction project. It’s actually three projects in one, which is super-ambitious. I’m working on expanding each of the 13 stories in “Stories for the 12 Days of Christmas” to produce 39 additional stories that will … Continue reading My Next Project(s)
Today’s assignment on Blogging 101 is to write a post directly to your intended audience. It you celebrate Christmas, that’s YOU! I don’t mean to be too commercial, but earlier this year I wrote and published a book called “Stories for the 12 Days of Christmas.” It contains 13 fictional short stories that are set … Continue reading My Ideal Audience
July is the perfect time to work on your Christmas cards! If you’re like me, Christmas cards are easy to put on the back burner. Buying presents, wrapping them and shipping them take priority over getting your cards in the mail. I remember one Christmas Eve afternoon many years ago when I was a newlywed. … Continue reading Christmas in July
Thank you for stumbling upon my initial attempts at blogging! My name is Linda Mansfield. I was born and raised in Pennsylvania. I lived in the New York metropolitan area for 23 years and in Indianapolis for the last 15 years. I am self-employed as a public relations representative, and my clients are primarily auto … Continue reading Who I Am and Why I’m Here
Well now I have a blog. Fancy that! Continue reading Hiya!