Now that this year has almost ended, I'm in the mood for a new one. Today is day one of reading My Human Comedy proofs. I'll let you know how it turns out.
An hour or two later: Hey, not bad so far. I forgot I had a quote from Brenda Schmidt in it, which she has approved. And mention of a few other writers I know--Smith, Mitchell, Schmidt again, Margoshes, McKay--behaving like unruly children as their books jostle together and finally topple my bookshelf over my brand new rug, some of the books making it all the way to Hudson's Bay.