Nothing can beat the sensation of the holidays, surrounded by family, and getting the email with the contract offer from our publisher for our very first book. The sense of, “Oh, my Gosh, is this really happening,” coupled with, “I’M SO EXCITED I COULD DANCE AROUND THE HOUSE WHOOPING LIKE AN IDIOT!” is not to be downplayed.
We learned a lot from that first process. Like the first time at anything, you go into it with the best intentions and the thought that you kind of, sort of, know what questions to ask. It’s never like you imagine it to be and you learn things you never thought you needed to know.
So here’s a question: