As many of you have been following, Dolly has not quite been herself. As an older girl who was perpetually broody in her glory days, she has slowed down to a quiet, non-broody, little hen who naps most of her days in little patches of found sunshine. Her little Silkie Bantam body is old but still enjoys the thrill of scratching in the dirt for the morning’s scattered treats.
|44,007 words and 197 pages comprised the final manuscript|
Thank you so much to everyone who has reached out to me about my book. I’ve had quite a few emails with lots of questions about publishing a book, so I thought that I would dedicate today’s post to help those of you aspiring writers at the beginning of your book writing journey. I hope you find these helpful.
|A queen cage-the queen bee and five attendants|
Beekeeping is never predictable. This is why I think I enjoy it so much. They are very much in control of their world. I am only a privileged observer, trying to help anticipate and tend to their needs. This week I found it necessary to requeen one of my hives.