Go here. Please note the author. Then read the 3rd comment. Go ahead. I'll wait.
Did you go? Did you witness the awesomeness?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!!?!?
Ok - if you didn't click then I'll paraphrase: I wrote a kick ass review (if I do say so myself) of a Must Read book. The AUTHOR HERSELF visited my blog and LEFT A COMMENT. And not a "Lady, you totally suck. How could you butcher my work like that?" Comment.
It says this: "Emily, thanks for a thoughtful and well-argued review! LTC"
I want to FRAME IT. Some people frame their first dollar. I'm framing my first positive (albeit one-line) review from a person whose published works I reviewed.
This gives me hope that in the summer when I start churning through my advanced copies. (I have a hook up. It's ok to be jealous.)
So that's my day.