Books do not sell themselves (neither do they write themselves more's the pity) an author has to get out there and make it happen. Persistence does not end at getting the book accepted.
It looks like some new clues, pottery shards, have turned up in the mystery of the lost colony of Roanoke.
This author had to take a test for work. This author passed. This author will probably be crying softly and muttering madly in the broom closet for the rest of the day.
Extreme environments make for good stories with decent conflict without needing an antagonist, or would the environment be the antagonist?
Never joke about Marmot Curses. I accidentally called down the wrath of the marmots on a poor unsuspecting coworker. (Granted he should have known better than to mock the Marmots, especially while standing at the base of Mammal Hill but still).
So adding this to the Great Big Book of Life Experience. The book that is full of all that stuff that will make a great story some day.
Betty Adams is an up and coming author with a bent for science and Sci-fi.