Monday, April 6, 2009

Let The Madness Begin!

Rain again today and a trip to the doctor's office kept me from writing. Gah. But I never try to let a day go by where I don't do something that I consider "work-related", whether it's writing, editing, promoing or updating my website. So today I began going over what I'm going to need for the RT convention and making sure my bookmarks were all ready to go, since it's only three weeks away and already ALL of my April weekends are booked.

This will be my first convention as an author, and my first book signing where I actually have a book to sign! I'm two parts excited and one part nervous wreck, but going over everything I'm sliding more towards excited. All of my promo has arrived on time and is in good condition (with a minor snafu of white caps on the lip balm, but that's my fault not the company's so I'm not stressing over it). I've taken my scooter apart and put it back together after Dusty sent me from the room and jumbled the pieces to simulate how the airport will most likely give it back to me. I even have my costume for the fairy ball (including two wigs; I can't decide between the blue or the purple)!

Now all I have to do is decide how to get that promo to RT without killing myself or accidentally running someone over in an unfortunate multi-suitcase/scooter accident.

I wonder if I can do a "Countdown to Florida" gadget here...

EDIT: Dang, getting and putting up the gadget was easy! Keep an eye on the clock!

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Favorite Quotes

"I had the right to remain silent, but I didn't have the ability." Ron White

"So let me get this straight. You want me to kill the little guys, kill the big guys, crowd control those I can't, buff the team, debuff the boss, keep myself alive, AND keep you alive, all while waving a stick and dressed in a towel?" - Anonymous Role Playing Gamer

"I think that statue over there is a statement on modern life. The statement is, "Well, shit." - Varric, Dragon Age II

"Why is it all claws and guns? Can't we piss off a fuzzy planet? Still dangerous, but hey. Bunnies." - Joker, Mass Effect

"Last night, I lay in bed looking up at the stars in the sky and thought to myself, "Where the heck is the ceiling?" - Dilbert

"Aim at the high mark and you will hit it. No, not the first time, not the second time and maybe not the third. But keep on aiming and keep on shooting for only practice will make you perfect. Finally you'll hit the bull's-eye of success." - Annie Oakley

"It is only when you fall that you learn whether you can fly." - Flemeth, aka The Witch of the Wilds, Dragon Age 2

"The very existence of flamethrowers proves that sometime, somewhere, someone said to themselves, 'You know, I want to set those people over there on fire, but I’m just not close enough to get the job done.'” - George Carlin

"I hear there's a wild bridge tournament down the street. And you know Bridge. It's a lot like sex. If you don't have a great partner, you'd better have a good hand." Barry Weiss, Storage Wars

"You know, I used to think it was awful that life was so unfair. Then I thought, wouldn't it be much worse if life were fair, and all the terrible things that happen to us come because we actually deserve them? So, now I take great comfort in the general hostility and unfairness of the universe." - Marcus Cole, Babylon 5, "A Late Delivery From Avalon"

"I aim to misbehave." - Capt. Malcolm Reynolds

"Everybody is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid." - Albert Einstein

“If you think you can or think you cannot, you are correct.” - Henry Ford