In case it is not obvious, one of my favorite activities is thinking about things that are unlikely to happen instead of doing something productive like sleeping or cooking nutritious meals for my children. I can't help it. It's sort of my thing.
So I wrote this book and in addition to the fantasies that I have that it will someday be a huge best-seller? I also like to think of the people that I would send my advance review copies (ARC's) to.
You know those little blurbs in book jacket? That say, "This book kicks ass!" or whatever? Those can come from ARC's.
So I started writing a list. Of, you know, all these people I don't know who will never read anything I write, much less a book that has not even been published.
As I was writing my list and not doing my laundry, I thought about all the people I admire and how I could possibly ask them to do me this honor. Since, you know, I don't know any of them or have any idea of how to contact them. And then, since clearly my time is a premium I thought about how cool it would be if they became my bff's and we hung out and stuff.
So as a recap:
The book has not been published.
I have a list of new imaginary friends which includes Tina Fey (and for real? I would crap myself for a chance to even be in the same ROOM as Tina Fey).
The laundry is not done.
Don't you wish you were me?