Today is a day of great things. I’m slowly kicking the cold that was kicking me. The banner came for Beautiful Sorrows, so I’ll be able to take it with me to book signings. Killercon starts in a week (wahoo!). My darling Angry Ginger came by and chatted for a while. And I just learned that I was mentioned in a review for John Skipp’s Psychos: Serial Killers, Depraved Madmen, and the Criminally Insane on Criminal Element. Not only do I swoon about being in such a cool anthology with some simply stunning authors, but I’m delighted that I was mentioned alongside one of my (and everybody else’s) favorite writers, Neil Gaiman.
This is, I think, my second anthology that I share with Mr. Gaiman, and naturally he doesn’t know me. But my Mama always said to dream big, and one of my dreams is that he’ll blurb a certain novel of mine that has yet to be published. So this gives me time to work my way up, you see.
The second part of that dream is to have David Bowie narrate it. So I have to majorly get cracking. 😉
Before you laugh, I truly believe that few things are impossible. If you work hard enough and catch the right breaks, perhaps something wonderful can be achieved, yes? I feel that way knowing that I’ll see my first copy of Beautiful Sorrows on Monday. There was a point where writing a book seemed like it would never be possible, but it’s right over the horizon! I’m so very, very grateful.
So tell me! What are your pie-in-the-sky big dreams?