Here are the top three things I am excited about:
1) Meeting excited and potential readers.
2) Spending time with Becca F. and Moira Young.
3) Sleeping in hotels. I looooooooove hotels.
Here are the top three things I am nervous about:
1) No one liking me.
2) Not getting enough sleep.
3) Feeling out of my league.
Is that okay to admit (I'm talking #s 1 and 3)? Sometimes I feel like all the other authors I know - even the other debut novelists, like me! - are SO composed and gregarious and self-assured, and I'm like THE ONLY ONE who is nervous and bumbling. Is this just a "projection" of my fears? Probably. But true all the same.
NEWAYZ, before I go, I just want to call your attention to this interview I did with Alma Katsu, author of THE TAKER. I try to be honest and candid in all my interviews, but I feel like I really opened up in this one:
Endpaper Notes: Her Story: Elizabeth Miles: One look at the cover of Elizabeth Miles' YA novel FURY and you know it's no ordinary read. It's the story of two teenagers who bring the wr...See you on the flip side!
ps: I *may* have scheduled an exciting author interview to go live early tomorrow morning, and it *may* be with one of the amazing authors who blurbed my book. Hint hint.