Well, it’s been a year since things shut down. At the beginning of 2020, I for one had no idea where this was headed. Call me naïve, but I didn’t expect life to come to standstill. So many lives lost, so many people suffering, so many out of work–or under-employed. I can’t even begin to unpack this here, but I thought I’d like to post a link to an organization that’s been setting up field hospitals and helping people throughout this perfect storm. They have a good rating on Charity Navigator, and though I don’t care for Franklin Graham’s opinions most of the time, the organization does great work: Samaritan’s Purse. If you’re feeling like you want to help someone, them and Second Harvest are my go-to trusted organizations.
Now, I’d like to reflect on last month of this year: February 2021. It had its highs and its lows. The biggest highs being…
The release of Holes in the Veil and my signing a contract for book three in The Goblets Immortal trilogy! Other highlights included: writing around 15,000 words on “Duo Book” (the working title for the first book in a possible duology), reading four books (The Queen’s Gambit, Strategic Series Author, The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue, and We Could Be Heroes), and watching WandaVision (so GOOD!)
I had a launch party for Holes in the Veil with the few family members in my COVID bubble. We ate cake from The Hive Cake Studio:
And Rachel (my sister) brought me flowers and a balloon. Plus we got Mexican take-out from Barra, all of which made up for being snowed in on the actual launch day (the 16th of February.)
That’s what my February looked like.
Has anything special happened for you lately? Spill the tea! We need to celebrate our victories…especially during times like this.
Keep your nose in a book,