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Technical Difficulties

What I’m about to tell you is my excuse for why I didn’t work on my NaNo project (i.e. Her Demon Lover) over the weekend.

It all started with my husband and I discussing the merits of updating all our Windows machines to Windows 8. Friday night I spent my time looking into upgrading and checking to see if my machine and current software was compatible. I did a complete backup of my system and put everything up on my SkyDrive.

Then Saturday, after doing some yard work I decided to go for it. The Windows 8 install took under and hour and I had no problems whatsoever except that I lost the laptop’s onboard camera. After uninstalling the Dell software I was able to get the camera working again, then had to find new software to take the place of the Dell software. I was up until about 2am. I also had backed up my blog Saturday morning in anticipation of Sunday’s website migration.

Then Sunday I had the website migration scheduled with my host provider. I spent the morning cleaning the house and the afternoon testing the websites that were being moved, including mine. Turns out the WordPress installation was screwed up. When I attempted to fix the issue, I blew up the entire thing and had to start over. Truth be known, had I left it alone and just had the domain names transferred – it would have probably been fine. Live and learn. So that is why there may be many missing images in the blog here. I will have to go back in and update posts with images (if they’re important enough) as I have time.

And this is why I didn’t get any writing done over the weekend. At least it’s a better excuse than, “The dog ate my manuscript.”  I don’t have a dog. Instead, I have two very geriatric, needy house cats whose worst offense to my writing is trying to sleep on my shoulder and crawl on me as I type.

Steph is an award winning and bestselling author of thrilling steamy and paranormal romances, dark urban fantasy, occult horror-thrillers, cozy mysteries, contemporary romance, sword and sorcery fantasy, and books about the esoteric and Daemonolatry. A Daemonolatress and forever a resident of Smelt Isle, she is happily married and cat-mom to three pampered house cats. Her muse is a demanding sadistic Dom who often keeps her up into the wee hours of the morning. You can contact her at swordarkeereon@gmail.com

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