Fab birthday
Friday, January 26th, 2007 Jan 26th, 2007 leave a response

I had a great birthday. It actually turned into a 3 day celebration due to working out schedules with the kids and Mr Kate. On the Thursday I got taken out to ‘high tea’ at an English tearoom by my best friend Lorraine. they had about 200 teas to choose from, but what did I have? Typhoo…apparently most of their Brit customers opt for the safe and boring.

Lorraine got me a fantastic Jane Austen action figure complete with quill pen desk and book! I have her on my desk, quill pointing at me to inspire me as I type.

That evening the ‘Hot Writer Babes’ came over for a crit session so I got pressies and a critique of my last chapter-what more could a girl want? I showed them the cover flat for ‘Cowboys’ and pondered how I was going to write all the books I needed to. They all offered to help if needed but unfortunately I couldn’t persuade any of them to write the damn things for me!

My friend Dana Mentink, gave us all copies of her latest book “Pi and the Fabulosa (slightly married) twenty-four hour man” It’s a wonderful quirky cozy inspirational mystery which I’m proud to say I helped crit! It’s available from The Wild Rose Press and on Amazon, so if you know anyone who likes books which are nothing like mine, please send them to Dana!

Mr Kate perused my presents and wondered yet again why women buy each other candles. I can’t explain but I love to get them. Chocolate figured highly on the list as well-I didn’t have to explain that one at all.

I finally managed to get Mr K to myself in the evening and we went out for dinner at the local Indian fusion restaurant which was also lovely. So nice to get away from the kids sometimes, although I did share my tiramisu birthday cake from Whole Foods with them later. I limited myself to 4 candles on the cake so that the fire dept could stand down.

I’m planning on spending the remainder of my birthday money on more LUSH goodies for my bath-I have to have something to go with all those candles!

My first review for ‘Antonia’s Bargain’ came through today from The Romance Studio and is was very positive. It’s so nice when a reviewer gets what you were trying to say.Fingers crossed for the rest…

7 comments to “Fab birthday”

  1. Wylie Kinson
      · January 27th, 2007 at 4:46 am · Link

    Hello Kate,

    Thanks for visiting my blog! I had a poke around yours and have enjoyed reading about your busy life and Mr. Kate (giggle).
    I’ve visited England a few times (Mr. Wylie was born there) and have adored every corner I’ve had the opportunity to visit.

    I thoroughly enjoyed Antonia’s Bargain!! A very steamy romp, indeed! I look forward to reading more of your stories.

    btw – My first publication was in Black Lace’s Wicked Words 7 and I still cringe when I think of it being out there for the world! LOL

    Happy b-day,

  2. Kate Pearce
      · January 28th, 2007 at 1:26 am · Link

    Thank you for dropping by Wylie and I hope you’ll pop by again! I’ll definitely be by to read your blog again too!

  3. Robin L. Rotham
      · January 30th, 2007 at 8:13 pm · Link

    Happy belated birthday, Kate!

    And congrats on the review — of course, I expect nothing less than glowing ones for Antonia.

    Ms. Kinson has excellent taste. 😀

  4. Daisy Dexter Dobbs
      · January 31st, 2007 at 12:05 am · Link

    I hope your birthday celebration was just as wonderful as it sounds, Kate! And congrats on the new positive review! 😀

  5. Keziah Hill
      · February 1st, 2007 at 4:22 am · Link

    Hey! Happy belated birthday Kate!

  6. Dana Mentink
      · February 1st, 2007 at 10:43 pm · Link

    Awww. That was sweet of you to mention my book Kate. You definitely had a big part in making Reuben into the stalwart hunk that I wanted him to be. Thanks, from one HWB to another. Dana

  7. Kate Pearce
      · February 2nd, 2007 at 6:27 pm · Link

    Thanks everyone!
    I had 2 more reviews this week, both 5’s from FAR and JERR!
    very happy about that

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