It's like this... you see, whenever I'm on the brink of finishing and completing EVERYTHING, I sort of start freaking out. Like this weekend. It hits me that I am almost exactly two months away from my release date, and you know what? I am nowhere near ready! haha. I was still proofing my first hard copy of the book! So naturally, I start reproofing... because the first fifty times were obviously not enough, and then I come across one typo... and that means I now have to start all over proofing, because, what if I missed other simple mistakes????!!!!
So I started over AGAIN and proofed it AGAIN and finally I decided to send off for a second proof copy. So I should be receiving that within the next week or so. And yes, you guessed it. I will proof it AGAIN! Why? Because I'm going crazy. I'm nervous. I'm worried. AND I'm a perfectionist. When one person makes a comment about it, I have to force myself to remain cool and collected, whilst my insides start eating away at themselves until I'm able to sit down and proof it all AGAIN.
So today... I calmly pressed the send button to send my edits for review. This typically takes about 24 hours and then they will let me know if I can order my physical proof copy or not. Which I will. I promise when I receive this copy, I am only going to proof it once, and then go through it once more to just read it for, dare I say... fun! ;)
It has been a long process, but I am so excited guys! But I am also TERRIFIED!
This book is such a part of me, my dream as a writer, that I cannot bear the thought of someone not liking it. Though I have run into a few already and it didn't quite bother me, the idea still bugs me. They should love it, because I love it, right? Oh... that's not how it works? hmmm.... ;p
I guess, all I'm asking of you as my readers is... if you love it, I want to hear about it. If you don't... I still want to hear about it, maybe just not as often.... Ha. :)
Look for the announcement of my release date... coming soon!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
(Please excuse my lack of manicure.)
Howdy Everyone! And welcome to my website! My name is Katharine Hamilton and I am a writer and multi-genre author! Thank you for stopping by!