New View, August 20th & 21st

This is part of the Bittersweet Book Launch case study, where Dan Blank and Miranda Beverly-Whittemore share the yearlong process of launching her novel. You can view all posts here.

by Miranda Beverly-Whittemore

Yesterday was my ninth wedding anniversary, and we drove to Maine for a week at David’s mom’s house. Different view, different lake, same incredible beauty. This is what it looked like when we arrived:


And, a moment later, a panorama shot:


Here’s the same new view just after sunset tonight, replete with fishermen:


And the golden, almost-full, moon rising up over the lake just a few moments ago:


I’m reading lots of books this week as I send out a first round of letters to writers asking for blurbs for Bittersweet- I’m planning to spend a lot of time on the dock with a glass of lemonade while our son is entertained by his doting grandmother.