Sometimes when I read about the latest Top Novels being featured by the NY Times and realize mine isn’t listed because oh yeah, it isn’t PUBLISHED I start to feel sorry for myself. And by sometimes, I mean always.
John Green would probably call that petty.
Talking about the Americans’ access to public education, the YA author advised students to stop lamenting about the magical train or undead hotty that didn’t take them to school that morning and remember that the fact that they are at school at all means that they “are special…and have been chosen for a special mission that was denied to 99.9 percent of all humans ever.”
So yes, I have a laptop, a nice chair, and occasionally, the time to sit with the both of them and create. I may not have a title yet, but that, I suppose is a lot to be thankful for already.