It is done, it is done, it is done

A ritual from an energy-healing technique that shall remain nameless ends thusly: it is done, it is done, it is done.

This is meant to be the signal that the healing has taken place.  But today I am co-opting it to announce that the novel is done.  Finished, finito, fini, DONE. 

I can hardly believe it.

I can also hardly believe how carefree and energized I feel–ready to tackle new projects, and return to some old ones as well–like organizing my office.  It is bad, I tell you.  If I took a picture of it you would be shocked.

But first it is off to New Mexico for a week.

No matter how painful, and I know it will be, I promise to share the ups and downs of the novel submission process.  Current status: query sent to agent I have personal recommendation for.  Please think good thoughts.

DON'T FORGET THE CONTEST to win a copy of The Midnight Disease.  You have until the end of today to comment on that post and then I will choose a winner, randomly.  And let me just say, as of now, your odds are very good.  So get on over there and make them bad. 

5 thoughts on “It is done, it is done, it is done”

  1. Well done and of course there will always be good thoughts from me!

    Have a great trip – well deserved!

    Btw: I’m sorry I have not been around that much lately, but have been working hard to find a way so that we could meet. Now It’s official and I’ve planned hard for it: Oslo Blog Gathering 2010 – I do hope you can come and also encourage your other blog friends to participate!

  2. I’ve just finished Emma Jean — being your best friend I get to be a reader, too — and this is my second time through. I loved it the first time. Couldn’t stop reading it.

    You know what, the same thing happened on my second read. I didn’t want to stop reading it — stayed up late, pushed aside other projects, stayed glued to every scene. And now I see the depth, breadth and life your work over the last year has added to the book. Great Work!!!

    Honey, as a friend you rock? And as a writer you rock? And I so admire and honor your dedication to producing one fabulous piece of fiction. I also admire the way you value what you do enough to work on it to the point of excellence. You are an inspiration.

    Suzanne Peters
    http://www.referencepointtherapyla.com

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