Quite frankly, I had forgotten how demanding a puppy can be, especially since I live alone and can't hand off the puppy to someone else. However this is not a bad thing. It means that I have had a long break from Twisted Destiny, so that when I go back and read it again, I'll be seeing it with fresh eyes!
And Laura, my daughter the artist, has been madly fulfilling Christmas commissions, so my book cover has been put on hold, too. So in the end, it all works out - except for my fans who are waiting patiently for the 4th book in the Anandrian Series. Never fear, it will get published!