Serendipitous Chaos

Serendipity: Those little moments when the Universe winks and if one pays attention something good can happen.

Chaos: Those times when the imagination runs amuck.

Yesterday afternoon, after working on a thread in ROGUE MOON, my brain stalled. This happens–far more frequently than I’d like. A break usually restores things. Nope. So I ran errands–a book to pick up the library, a run to the cleaners. Returning to the computer, I went back a couple of chapters and reread them looking for inspiration.

I should mention here that Iffy, my Muse, is too busy petting the two photographs I downloaded of Rudy and The Villain. Yes, TV has a name but that would be letting the cat out. I decided to exercise. And considered running a load of laundry. I even tried chocolate. Then I remembered I’d promised to photograph the wolves I received for my birthday. I hadn’t even unboxed them after the initial gift opening. So I did. This is “Among The Trees.”

Among the trees

My CP gave him to me. While looking into the trees, I saw the forest and a plot twist that had never occurred to me howled at the moon–figuratively speaking. I needed a little chaos. There’s serendipity in chaos if you know where to look…

For me, it was into the eyes of a wolf.

Don’t forget the LUCK OF THE IRISH series. Alicia Dean is up today. Just click the Wild Okies link over there on the sidebar. And this has nothing to do with anything but when looking for the “herd” name of a different animal, I came upon what a group of squirrels is called–dray. Who knew? And it can’t get much more chaotic or serendipitous than that. 😉

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About Silver James

I like walks on the wild side and coffee. Lots of coffee. Warning: My Muse runs with scissors. Author of two award-winning series--Moonstruck and The Penumbra Papers, Red Dirt Royalty (Harlequin Desire) & other books! Purveyor of magic, mystery, mayhem and romance. Lots and lots of romance.
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7 Responses to Serendipitous Chaos

  1. Janet says:

    Wow – you were busy and I’m tired just reading about your day yesterday!!! Yay for finding the answer in your wolf (it’s beautiful, BTW). Sometimes, you just gotta know where to look 🙂

    • Silver James says:

      And sometimes, it’s in the last place we look, right? Murphy’s Law. 😉

      Trust me, I did far more sitting on my butt staring at the screen than actually activity. 😆

  2. jblynn says:

    Love the wolf. Funny how answers pop up in strange places/moments. I hope you have fun following the plot twist!

    • Silver James says:

      I think I’m going to. It throws in a nice curve in the whole cycle of all the books, but also brings it all full circle. *bwahaha*

      The Call of the Wolf figurines are really cool. I found another couple that I want to add to the collection. Between them and my Painted Ponies, I need to find more display shelves. 😆

  3. A dray of squirrels? How often does one really see squirrels in a group? Whenever I see squirrels in a group, they’re wrestling – so I think they should be called a ‘tussle’. ;o)

    I’m so glad you found your inspiration. Sometimes that can be even harder to catch hold of than Izzy and her scissors, I bet.

    • Silver James says:

      I guess because I have so many trees I have like three different family groups. I’ll look out at the feeders and there will be five or six out there. And I often see two or three playing chase in the drive where I watch out my window. I know they’re just rats with better PR staffs but they are funny. I think “tussle” is a great name for the group though! 😀

      I usually know where Iffy is hiding. And that’s funny that you transposed my heroine’s name to my Muse. 😉 You’re smart like that because now Iffy is all indignant and Izzy is telling me I don’t need the Muse because I have her and….well, I’m not going there. She’s ready to get her hands on Rudy. Need I say more? *bwahaha*

  4. bookwyrm217 says:

    Pretty Wolf.
    Can you make the leave a comment link a little darker. It’s hard to find, and if i have problems, someone new here is probably having them too.

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