Squee! I typed The End. Seriously, what other six letters with a space can give a writer that much pleasure?
Unscrew the Asti-Spumanti or Mountain Dew and Sharpie your name on a plastic party cup, because I just sent off my Badass Novel (BAN) to two First Readers.
Agreed, my manuscript is still a little rough, a few typos left in just to see if the FRs really read the darn thing, but the bones are there, with a lot of muscle. A little fat.
Even if I never get this thing published, I've marked one big thing off my bucket list: Written the Big Badass Novel.
Laundry? Paint the kitchen? Mais non! I'm going to spend the next week working on my "I'm a Real Writer, Yes I Am" website because luckily that's what one of the things I do in real-life, before I get back to the edits from my First Readers. Then off to query agents whilst enticing them with fresh baked snickerdoodles. Didn't I read somewhere that agents love snickerdoodles? Maybe it's cupcakes.
But for now, join me. Pour yourself an Asti, douse a Ritz with extra Cheese Whiz; c'mon there's plenty for everyone. Then sit back and let's enjoy the steam coming off the Dell.