This morning I pushed the button on “Drool Baby” over at KDP, and the book went live on Amazon after a year of wrestling with it.
So what did I do after that? I took a nap. A long, glorious, don’t-have-to-do-anything-or-be-anywhere nap.
I’m looking forward to spending the next week catching up with all the things that I’ve neglected during this last, long push to publication.
I’m excited that it looks like I’ve won the race to finish the book before a cold snap kills all my basil and parsley. I may get to make pesto this year, after all. And a big batch of tabooli.
The dogs can look forward to getting a bath. Chewy is getting groomed one last time before winter.
My mechanic doesn’t know it yet, but he’s going to see me next week for an oil change.
I’m going to read books somebody else wrote.
I swear I’m going to call my mother. And my stepmother, and my sister . . .
I might even get my hair cut.
I’m going to relax and enjoy the little things. Like clearing the biology experiments out of my refrigerator.
Then, after I’ve had a chance to start feeling human again, I’m going to take a deep breath, look around me, and figure out who I can knock off next.