Practicing Gratitude and Admitting Insecurity
On the mixed-up emotional mess that is inherent in a book launch.
It's really hard to explain the emotions that an author has around a book launch. On the one hand there is genuine pride at what I've made and genuine delight and gratitude for the fans who have enjoyed or are excited about it. I don't want to downplay that element. It is genuinely good and I'm not looking for pity at all. I keep thinking, lately, about the version of myself who lived eight or nine years ago, and how pleased she would be with everything I've accomplished - the books, the day job, the house and even more.
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