An author’s post-partum
I am completely hormonal. I cry at the slightest provocation. I burst into laughter for no reason at all. What is going on?
Talking to a woman who was buying my book at the bank, I realized that this began after my novel Angelina & the Law of Attraction came out in print… finally!
The reader was looking at the cover. She said: “It invites me to touch it.”
I gave a big sigh (similar to a woman after the baby comes out, now that I think about it), and confessed:
“I design it myself. I spent two years studying cover design because I wanted a cover that would do exactly that for a reader.”
And two more tears popped out. I was mortified! Here I was in a “serious” bank setting and I was crying all over the place!
“Give yourself a break, Maria!” the reader said as she fanned the 408 pages.
Then she looked at me with a smile and said: “This is not a small thing you’ve done. No, it’s huge!”
And the tiny tears turned into a rain pour.
“Yes, it […]