These clever creatures blend in successfully with their ocean environment yet when found, display a beauty that sets them apart.
6:30 am and 74 degrees.
My heartfelt thank you to all of you who extended their congratulations.
I am simply overwhelmed.
The outpouring of good wishes stunned me.
I am not surprised.
The writing community has that tendency to cheer when one of its members finds success.
Not like the crabs in the bucket who pull their escaping neighbors back down into fatal captivity.
So what's the next step you ask?
Revision (tweaking) for agent.
Revision (tweaking) for editor.
Wrote detailed CV (resume) and author bio. and synopsis of book.
Answered lots of questions about why I wrote my book.
Wrote essay on why I wrote this book.
Started acknowledgments page.
Wrote dedication page.
Read and LOVED catalogue copy.
Set up website with dutiful son until 2 am.
Re do blog twice so the colors do not clash with website!
Send links to website so that agent and editor can peruse and give feedback.
Work on editing book 2.
Add to work in progress.
Vow to not waste so much time online.
Lot an lots of coffee.