Holy September, Batman! I LOVE autumn... normally. But this is not "normal" autumn. It's "NEW normal" autumn. Usually, it's back-to-school sales for new notebooks, that crisp leaves smell while apple picking, donning a scarf to hunt pumpkin spice baked goods... Now it's Zoom and homeschooling, apple-cider candles inside, and... okay, that last one may still happen at my house because coronabaking is an addiction (bad for my waistline; good one for my taste buds.)
Is anyone else going a bit crazy? Of course, I respect and understand the reasons for caution (I am a sicentist). But I often struggle with things out of my control, which is why I like authoring and especially being an indie author. These days, I get pretty frustrated with not being able to do the things I'd like to.
But there are some exciting things happening amidst the challenges....
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A W A R D N O M I N E E
One Loan Soul has been nominated for 2(!) awards at Penned Con -- Eye-Opening First Line and Jaw-Dropping Hangover!!! WOW! I'm humbled and honored. Congrats to the other amazing nominees! Public voting is now CLOSED. Winners will be announced 9/19 at the end of the signing.