(title taken from this song, which has been on repeat for the last several months.)
This is just a “hello update I am not dead” post. Because I am not dead, I’m just without wifi.
(Basically the same thing. But I digress)
If you’ve been following me on social media or know me in real life, you’ll know that my family (finally) moved into the house we’ve been working on for the last year. It doesn’t have wifi (and won’t, for reasons too complicated to go into), but my sister and I have our own little apartment (complete with kitchenette and living room space) that I’ve just fallen completely in love with, so I adore it. It’s beautiful and we haven’t moved in all of our junk yet, but my friends from Virginia came in last night and we’re having most of The Squad over tonight to celebrate my younger sister’s birthday, so it’s finally starting to feel like a home.
I’ve been jumping head-first into the post-college writing life, starting with query letters. I sent one, then contacted a new author friend whom I met a few weeks ago and asked for her help critiquing it. I took the past week off to move, but I’m planning on going to Starbucks on Monday to work on it and send it to a few more agencies before the weekend, so that’s exciting. I’m also planning on starting my next novel in June, so stay tuned for updates on that.
I’ve also traveled some since I last posted. A few friends in Florida graduated college, so my sisters and I went down there for the weekend and attended, sneaking in visits with other friends in between Starbucks dates, a production of Fiddler on the Roof, and my first trip to Oxford Exchange in Tampa (and I’ll definitely be going back bc books + coffee + food? UM YES PLEASE).
A few other things have happened – including the preschool graduation of the twins I nanny (so. many. tears.) – but my siblings want to go back home now, so I’d better sign off. I’ll definitely be back soon, though. I miss all of you! Leave a comment telling me what you’ve been up to!