The world is crazier than most people know. But I know. I was a clinical social worker for forty years. I am a witness. I retired from social work to write about the sad, the mad, and the savage; with whom I have spent most of my life. I have decided to translate these stories into fiction, because, as a co-worker once said, "You couldn't make this sh*t up. No one would believe you."

Thursday, December 30, 2010

It's Been a While, Let's Catch Up....

Okay, I haven't blogged in a month. All the usual excuses.

I have been going through changes: (remember that expression? gotta love it)

  1. Yesterday I turned 65. This means I have officially entered into Life 2.0. Time to see if I put my money where my - large - mouth is.
  2. I shelled out another pile of money to iUniverse, this time for editing and proofreading. I had no idea these were separate costs, but when I compared average editing costs for what they were charging, I jumped at the deal.
  3. I have not lost any weight.
  4. But I don't care.
  5. And here's the big one: an independent reader loved my book.
Success, me? Success, me!

The book has been nominated for a special category they call "Editor's Choice" which gets it into a