For all my rules and good intentions, the big talk didn’t go too well. First reader liked the book a lot. But then she dared to make suggestions and criticise which led to arguments, then sulking. It is a process from hell.
Tomorrow starts real editing and by nightfall, if things go as usual, we won’t be speaking at all.
Meanwhile, I have no title for this book. This has never happened to me before. I need one soon. Like yesterday.
Today is my last day of reading, watching the Yankees do who knows what, and generally enjoying myself for about the next two weeks. And then I will hand it to my….oh, no. I think I’ll stay in the day.