Trabajo

Every year for the last couple of years, I’ve been sequestering myself for several days at a time, borrowing beautiful homes in beautiful places for self-imposed and self-directed writing retreats. I find myself checking off a huge number of tasks on my to-do list in just a few days, more than I’m usually able to […]

November 12 2014      16 comments     Linda Ly
Trabajo

National Career Development Week kicks off today, and while I personally have no connection with the counseling association that celebrates it, I always feel it’s a great time to reexamine career goals and set a game plan for the coming year. Many people do this after the first of the year, but I like to […]

November 10 2014      31 comments     Linda Ly
Trabajo

Every time I wrap up another phase of my cookbook, it always feels so, so close yet so, so far away. We’re still months (like, six months) from the official release, but since half that time is spent in printing, we’re much closer to the finish line than it seems. This week, the blurbs are […]

September 10 2014      38 comments     Linda Ly
En La Cocina   Trabajo

Of all the cookbook shoots Will and I worked on over the course of five months, the two weeks that we spent in Northern California this past spring were among my favorite… and mostly because it felt like we were vacationing, not working. I mean, when your office for the week is on top of […]

August 6 2014      17 comments     Linda Ly
En La Cocina   Libros   Trabajo

Before a cookbook was ever even a glimmer in the back of my mind, I’d always envisioned cookbook shoots to be high-intensity, elaborate affairs requiring a village to create. And in some cases, this is true. My hubby Will used to recount that in his early days of photography, fresh out of school, he assisted […]

July 23 2014      18 comments     Linda Ly
En La Cocina   Libros   Trabajo

The five little things that made my week… 1. A cover has been chosen for my cookbook! (Here’s a sneak peek at the cover shoot we did a few weeks ago… this was only one of a few different ideas we tried.)

July 11 2014      10 comments     Linda Ly
Diversión   Libros   Trabajo

Nearly six months after I announced my first book deal, the manuscript’s been turned in, the interior pages have been mocked up, and the cover’s thisclose to being finalized. (We’re hoping to wrap it up this month!) It has been a crazy, crazy ride this year, and it’s not over yet. I kept thinking that […]

June 10 2014      20 comments     Linda Ly
En La Cocina   Libros   Trabajo