Distracted by Photos

Last evening my Aunt Shiela visited and brought with her a bunch of old photos. My other blog SimTab Ancestry is my first passion and I am missing it while I particpate in NaNoWriMo. The photos are of my ancestors some of whom I’ve met and some I’ve never  had the opportunity to meet. All are great and it is a real pleasure to have written about them and finally seeing what they looked like.  The clothes they wore well you know it was the 40’s, and the cars, and homes, and hairstyles, laughing here, but it all touches my heart. Of course this has distracted me from my NaNo novel.

18,376 That’s how many words I’ve written. If I complete another 1,667 words I will at least be up to date and finish by November 30th. So I’ll sit here and struggle my way through as all those wonderful pictures sit close by. I can’t wait to scan them and add them to my SimTab Ancestry Blog. My aunt said there’s many more, and now December 1st, after NaNo, another goal, a current hobby, with another activity will occupy my days.  I am excited!

Now back to my main character Macon. Well, a call for duty as an inmate has come. Macon doesn’t quite know what it is Nathaniel wants from him but he bets its illegal or at least against jail rules. “We got some business to do,” Nathaniel wrote on a piece of paper. Macon has no intentions of joining Nathaniel in anything, but Nathaniel has a secret weapon, a way to get Macon to do what he wants, or else.

So I’ll now write another 500 words before I take a break. I must finish this novel that’s become a good story.

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About Ann Simpson
Ann Simpson lives in Falmouth, Virginia near the Civil War Battlegrounds of Historic Fredericksburg. Most of her paranormal writing takes place in the early morning before the family wakes and the spirits rest. She loves to write and read paranormal mysteries, suspense and drama. Book one of the Dark Guests Series, The Genealogist's Guests, was published in October 2013. Ann is currently writing book two, of which she may title, Megan's Heritage, sounds great...I just came up with it. I think I'll keep it!

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