But I'll admit to being impatient as I heal from surgery. That week of healing time the surgeon told me I'd have has now morphed into six months. Today it's five months post surgery, and I am still tender in some areas with little sensation on the left side of my face. My left ear feels like a wooden appendage. Still, the cancer's gone, and that's the important thing. Will the pain ever go away? Having had it for five months, I'm a tad concerned.
Life often makes us wait.
Being a writer involves waiting, too, and often my patience quotient is thin.
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I have a short story in front of an editor. She said she'd get back to me by mid-March. So...it's March the seventh...close enough to the middle for me. Where's my "yay" or "nay?"I'm also waiting for my cover art for Mona Lisa's Room. Once a writer has that very important element of her or his project, a big sigh of relief--or gasp of horror--occurs. Covers are such a great marketing tool. We worry it won't accurately portray the essence of our stories. Fortunately, The Wild Rose Press has great graphic artists on staff. Once I receive the cover I should also get the release date for this first book in my romantic suspense series set in Paris. Which brings me to something else: Rain is a Love Song, book two of my series, is in an editor's hands. She said she'll get back to my agent by mid-May. **Slaps forehead** Sometimes it takes longer to get an editor's approval than it did to write the book.
I'm whining, aren't I? Go ahead, you can say it.
STOP WHINING, VONNIE!!
I think I need a whining intervention...or a glass of wine. I'll get it together soon. Really. I'll put on my big girl girdle and deal.
What about you? What things do you have troble waiting on?