I have been submitting a new series to literary agents in the hopes of attaining representation for my work. Each one has his or her own application that asks a variety of questions and requests certain material. Recently, one asked for a song from my Manuscript Playlist. That made me chuckle.

I do have playlists designed around each book and novella series. Though I do not listen to them as I write, I will play them on repeat either to get me into the right mood to create my fantasy worlds or as I am editing my work. …


A Daily Log about dealing with COVID-19

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May 15th

Locally: Locally: At noon on May 15th there were 33,837 cases and 2,382 deaths in Louisiana

Nationally: May 14th there were 1,384,930 cases and 83,947 deaths. (The CDC’s stats on national numbers are updated daily and close out at 4 PM the night before. *As of April 14, 2020, CDC case counts and death counts include both confirmed and probable cases and deaths. This change was made to reflect an interim COVID-19 position statement issued by the Council for State and Territorial Epidemiologists on April 5, 2020.)

Daily Commentary:

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A Daily Log about dealing with COVID-19

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May 14th

Locally: Locally: At noon on May 14th there were 33,489 cases and 2,351 deaths in Louisiana

Nationally: May 13th there were 1,364,061 cases and 82,246 deaths. (The CDC’s stats on national numbers are updated daily and close out at 4 PM the night before. *As of April 14, 2020, CDC case counts and death counts include both confirmed and probable cases and deaths. This change was made to reflect an interim COVID-19 position statement issued by the Council for State and Territorial Epidemiologists on April 5, 2020.)

Daily Commentary:

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May 13th

Locally: Locally: At noon on May 12th there were 32,662 cases and 2,315 deaths in Louisiana

Nationally: May 12th there were 1,342,594 cases and 80,820 deaths. (The CDC’s stats on national numbers are updated daily and close out at 4 PM the night before. *As of April 14, 2020, CDC case counts and death counts include both confirmed and probable cases and deaths. This change was made to reflect an interim COVID-19 position statement issued by the Council for State and Territorial Epidemiologists on April 5, 2020.)

Daily Commentary:

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May 12th

Locally: Locally: At noon on May 12th there were 32,050 cases and 2,281 deaths in Louisiana

Nationally: May 12th there were 1,342,594 cases and 80,820 deaths. (The CDC’s stats on national numbers are updated daily and close out at 4 PM the night before. *As of April 14, 2020, CDC case counts and death counts include both confirmed and probable cases and deaths. This change was made to reflect an interim COVID-19 position statement issued by the Council for State and Territorial Epidemiologists on April 5, 2020.)

Daily Commentary:

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A Daily Log about dealing with COVID-19

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May 11th

Locally: At noon on May 11th there were 31,815 cases and 2,242 deaths in Louisiana

Nationally: May 10th there were 1,300,696 cases and 78,771 deaths. (The CDC’s stats on national numbers are updated daily and close out at 4 PM the night before. *As of April 14, 2020, CDC case counts and death counts include both confirmed and probable cases and deaths. This change was made to reflect an interim COVID-19 position statement issued by the Council for State and Territorial Epidemiologists on April 5, 2020.)

Daily Commentary:

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A Daily Log about dealing with COVID-19

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May 10th

Locally: At noon on May 10th there were 31,600 cases and 2,213 deaths in Louisiana

Nationally: May 10th there were 1,300,696 cases and 78,771 deaths. (The CDC’s stats on national numbers are updated daily and close out at 4 PM the night before. *As of April 14, 2020, CDC case counts and death counts include both confirmed and probable cases and deaths. This change was made to reflect an interim COVID-19 position statement issued by the Council for State and Territorial Epidemiologists on April 5, 2020.)

Daily Commentary:

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A Daily Log about dealing with COVID-19

May 9th

Locally: At noon on May 9th there were 31,417 cases and 2,194 deaths in Louisiana

Nationally: May 8th there were 1,248,040 cases and 75,477 deaths. (The CDC’s stats on national numbers are updated daily and close out at 4 PM the night before. *As of April 14, 2020, CDC case counts and death counts include both confirmed and probable cases and deaths. This change was made to reflect an interim COVID-19 position statement issued by the Council for State and Territorial Epidemiologists on April 5, 2020.)

Daily Commentary:

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A Daily Log about dealing with COVID-19

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May 8th

Locally: At noon on May 8th there were 30,855 cases and 2,154 deaths in Louisiana

Nationally: May 8th there were 1,248,040 cases and 75,477 deaths. (The CDC’s stats on national numbers are updated daily and close out at 4 PM the night before. *As of April 14, 2020, CDC case counts and death counts include both confirmed and probable cases and deaths. This change was made to reflect an interim COVID-19 position statement issued by the Council for State and Territorial Epidemiologists on April 5, 2020.)

Daily Commentary:

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May 7th

Locally: At noon on May 7th there were 30,652 cases and 2,135 deaths in Louisiana

Nationally: May 6th there were 1,193,813 cases and 70,802 deaths. (The CDC’s stats on national numbers are updated daily and close out at 4 PM the night before. *As of April 14, 2020, CDC case counts and death counts include both confirmed and probable cases and deaths. This change was made to reflect an interim COVID-19 position statement issued by the Council for State and Territorial Epidemiologists on April 5, 2020.)

Daily Commentary:

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Katharine Wibell

Award-winning author & reverse glass painter, she enjoys blending her knowledge of the animal behavior, Nordic history, and mythology with the world of fantasy.

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