April, 2013 will not go down in the book of my life as my favourite month. For one thing: Boston. There are other things, but they all look personal or petty in comparison. (Do I mention the bombing in Boston and then complain about how I’ve had a cough for two weeks? No. I do not.) BUT as far as the writing life goes (“the life of the mind”, I say in my best Barton Fink voice), I can’t complain. The gods have been smiling on me. (I know it’s just a statistical cluster of good results, many irons in many fires just happening to get hot all at once, but what the hell, it feels like momentum.) Here, in mostly chronological order, is the list of wonderful things that have happened so far this month:
Happy writer girl.