I guess that's all well and good, and to be expected, and it might even be interesting to a stranger or two, bla bla bla.
But there's a dark side: I worry that folks will think I'm putting on airs.
So I guess I'm in a bit of a pickle. I want to share every trial and triumph with my loved ones, but I don't want to grandstand.
So, with that disclaimer, I announce that I will be receiving a Starred review in this week's Publisher's Weekly. Apparently this is a big deal.
This article explains:
a "starred" review in PW still increases a book's chance of getting media coverage and showing up in your neighborhood bookstore
(in the end, I guess, it like, screw it -- it's my blog. If I can weep here, I sure as hell oughta be able to holler.)