Tierra Red is on its way to the 2007 Hillerman Mystery Competition.
After living with this manuscript for seven years, it feels almost like sending our youngest daughter off to graduate school three years ago. A mixed bag of emotions -- excitement, anticipation, and hopefulness -- and a little bit of anxiety today. Tierra Red has become every bit as much a child of mine as our real-life six children.
November 1st seems so far away right now . . .