Friday's Top Ten

Only four more days until IN NAME ONLY releases. I'm smiling :)

Today I'm  visiting with Teresa at Journaling Woman. I'm a FIP. Want to know what that is? Click over and find out after you read the Top Ten.


Top ten things I'm thankful for now that IN NAME ONLY is about to launch:

10. I'm still sane

  9. I haven't pulled out all my hair

  8. No one called the Health Department over the lack of housekeeping going on at Casa Carol

  7. I found the perfect-for-me copyeditor/proofreader, formatter, and cover designer

  6. Despite my fear and panic, I encountered only a few minor problems

  5. I know where I'm going and what I need to do for the next book

  4. I loved this journey

  3. I have such wonderful friends in the blogging community

  2. Live-In Handyman is still speaking to me

And the #1 thing I'm thankful for now that IN NAME ONLY is about to launch:

  1. I have BOOKS for you to read!

Now you can come over and learn all kinds of weird strange exciting things about me at Journaling Woman.


Those are all great things for which to be thankful.
Linda G. said…
Now, that's a great Top Ten! :)
L.G.Smith said…
Woohoo! A wonderful top ten things to be grateful for.
Julie said…
Love this top ten list! I'm so excited for you and can't wait for the big release. :)

Have a great weekend!
Linda Kage said…
YAY!!! How exciting. But seriously, you're going to have to let us in on your number 7 secret!
This is a wonderful list. Congratulations on your success.
Carol Kilgore said…
Alex, Linda G, L.G. - Thanks!

Julie - I can't wait either. I'm not sleeping much.

Linda K - Research, questions, and luck :)

Donna - Thank you. Lots of work and lots of help from a lot of good people.
JoLynne Lyon said…
Congrats! And I'm so glad your man is still speaking to you! There's a lot to be thankful for in that list.
Congratulations. Exciting times.
Laura Eno said…
Excellent list! (especially #2)
Great things to celebrate, Carol!! Looking forward to the book. :)
Lydia Kang said…
#2 is so funny--I guess all writers have significant others that have to deal with our writing neuroses!
So glad the health department hasn't stopped by yet! Great interview over at Teresa's! I agree with Delores, these are very exciting times! Julie
Liza said…
What a wonderful accomplishment...and you did it with your sanity intact. Hooray!
Clarissa Draper said…
Hmmm, that means that in four days, I will be buying your book! Yay!
LD Masterson said…
I'm happy for your happy.
Carol Kilgore said…
JoLynne, Laura - I'm happy about that, too :)

Delores - Thanks!

Elizabeth - Cool :)

Lydia - I'm very happy they have the patience to do so!

Julie - I'm sure I must have received special dispensation from them.
I love this list. I'm happy for you!
Carol Kilgore said…
Liza - Squeaked by :)

Clarissa - Cool! Thank you :)

LD - Smiling :)

Theresa - Thanks!
SOOO glad Live In Handyman is still talking to you. :)

Exciting--four days!! Thanks for visiting me at JW. Now go sell millions of books.

Carol Kilgore said…
Teresa - At times it was iffy :) Millions. Snort. Thanks for hosting me and for helping to get out the word about IN NAME ONLY!
LR said…
I'm envious of your No.5! :)

Very happy for you and still love your cover. It's fabulous.
Carol Kilgore said…
Yvonne - Thanks.

LR - Now if I just don't forget by the time I need to remember for the next book, all will be good :) I still love the cover, too!
So pleased for you, Carol! You must be very excited now that the day is drawing close! Very best of luck - and ENJOY!
I like this one: I know where I'm going and what I need to do for the next book
Glad you're still sane.
Carol Kilgore said…
Pat - Thanks for the good wishes :)

Madeleine - I'm glad I'm still sane, too :)
I loved this list and best wishes and congratulations upon launching your work. This is awesome! I know you are so excited about this.
That's an awesome list!
Michael Pierce said…
Great interview and top 10...but there is no mention of firemen. :)
Carol Kilgore said…
Brenda Kay - Thanks. I am excited!

Golden Eagle - Thanks :)

Michael - Crap. I knew I forgot something.
Congrats on your book launch, Carol. And congrats on not ripping out all your hair. :D
J.L. Campbell said…
Staying sane and on top of things are major achievement and guess what? You get to do it all again at some point down the road.
Carol Kilgore said…
Stina - Not sure which I'm most happy about. Kidding :)

J.L. - In the spring. I can hardly wait!
Old Kitty said…
Hoorah for live-in handyman still speaking to you!! LOL!!! And so he should!! Yay for your book launch! Take care
Ciara said…
Yay, I'm so excited for you. I can't wait to have you on my blog.
L. Diane Wolfe said…
Keep that live-in handyman happy.
Carol Kilgore said…
Old Kitty - Yeah, speaking is kind of a good thing :)

Ciara - I'm looking forward to being there!

Diane - I'm trying :)
Everything is crossed for you!
Carol Kilgore said…
Heather - Thank you. All crossings gratefully accepted :)
Raquel.Somatra said…
Hi! I decided to check out your blog from a friend's on a whim, and wow, the energy from this post is amazing! This is such wonderful news and it makes me insanely happy to hear of a writer achieving her dreams. Congratulations!!!!!
Talli Roland said…
Whoop whoop whoop! Such an exciting time, isn't it? And yes, sanity is sort of important.
Carol Kilgore said…
Raquel - Welcome! I just visited your blog. LOVELY :) Sigh. Thank you for such kind words. Drop in anytime you want to dig your toes in the sand and listen to the surf :)

Talli - I'm so excited I can barely contain it. I'm holding on by a thread :)