|I wish this was my dog - but no - mine prefers the carpet Image|
Here we are at Thursday and again I have been up since 2.30 with a vomiting dog - this time one of the puppies we have been baby-sitting. Sigh. You see?! Far too many vomiting dogs .... I'm not loving it. My gag reflex has been working overtime.
|Also not my dog - Image|
Actually .... there is no brighter note .....
There must be a brighter note. I've always got a brighter note.
Let me just find my brighter note ....
Huh. It eludes me.
I'm trying to find a brighter note but between sick dogs, husband away, my own "flu", a call into work at short notice, the second 2.30am "awake" this week and more lack of contact and no forward movement from Mr Publisher I'm feeling a bit jaded today.
Yes, my journey into the unknown world of Author-ville continues with only weeks until my contract will be breached if Mr Publisher doesn't get a book onto shelves soon. Not to mention the E Book version and audio we agreed to. Oh yeah, and the website and press releases. Did I mention the book signings? I have yet to approve the final set of mock-ups (in fact, I haven't seen a mock-up since February?!) Mind you, his executive assistant has made contact (after much poking on my behalf) which is a bit of a relief. It doesn't take a vomiting dog to keep me awake at night .... it just takes a publishing journey for me to hear said vomiting dog.
Oh, oh, oh .... I found it!
I do have a brighter note!! Yes, yes, yes.
Last week while I was battling the "mystery virus" I managed to spend a few hours on my NEW children's book series. This one is targeted at 8-12 year old girls and will be in novel format. Have I told you this already? I am almost finished book one which is incredibly exciting. The main character is literally jumping off the page and coming to life and I love her dearly. So yes, that is a bright spark in my otherwise
There's nothing like recognising the wins (no matter how small) to take you from drab-u-yuk to fabulous.
If you're feeling a bit drab head on over to Lucy's place to check out the people who are going from Drab2Fab. You may get a little bit of inspiration .... or even a right royal kick up the bum.
That's where I'm headed .....