It's not no shave November, it's National Novel Writing Month. Also known as NaNoWriMo. If you haven't heard of it, I hadn't until this year, it's a month to jump start your novel-writing dream. You're supposed to write 50,000 words (or the equivalent of a novel) in a month. I am happy to announce that I have 50,712 words on my latest manuscript. Yay! Now, I have a ton of revising to do. It's never too late to start doing what you love and love to write.
Readers looking for a light, fun read full of holiday mischief will be delighted by Samantha Hastings' A Royal Christmas Quandary , perfect for fans of A Christmas Prince. When you spend Christmas in a castle, anything is possible. 1860. Lady Alexandrina Gailey is looking forward to a cozy holiday at Windsor Castle with her best friend, Princess Alice, and her long-time crush, Lord George Worthington. But Drina's plans are all but dashed when Alice's parents, Queen Victoria and Prince Albert, declare that Alice must choose one of two royal princes to become engaged to before Christmas. There's just one problem: George, a junior member of the Foreign Office, has accidentally misplaced one of the princes. Together, Drina and George scour the town of Windsor for the missing prince, desperately hoping to deliver him to the royal dinner party with the queen and king none the wiser. They might just need a royal Christmas miracle to pull it off. Book Grou