Wednesday, January 03, 2007

Off to a great start...

This is going to be a great year because:

- I remembered to say Rabbit Rabbit on New Year's morning first thing, to the SO and the cats, which is the best luck ever, on the first day of the year.

- I ate cornbread, blackeyed peas and collard greens at my neighbor's New Year's party. I am so set.

- The first two e mails I opened were two more great reviews for THE HARROWING. It is so amazing to write something and have people who love this genre have the exact experience that I wanted to create. Oh, heroin.

- The first song I heard on the radio was Todd Rundgren singing "Hello It's Me" and Todd gave me my first writing job ever and changed my life. That is so nice a check-in omen to have on the day...

- The music all day was all that.

- Cabbalistically 2007 is a 9 which is the number of mastery which means even all you non-California space cadets who DON'T believe in all that sh.. stuff are going to benefit from the magic...

- Every year of my life has been better than the next, even when challenging. How can I argue with that kind of progress? You got to admit it's getting betta... getting betta all the time.

- When I'm not writing, I'm dying to write.

- I know the greatest people on the planet. And there are so many more to know. That's the best thing of all.

Happy New Year to everyone!!

6 comments:

Stacey Cochran said...

2007 is a year of mastery, eh?

I've got a good feeling about this year; I'm predicting this is the year that I finally sell a novel to a publisher.

The Harrowing kicks ass, and I pray to God, you keep cranking out novels like it for many, many years to come.

Stacey

Stephen Blackmoore said...

And a happy new year to you. Really looking forward to reading your book and I wish you all the luck... well, not all the luck, I need some, too, in 2007.

JT Ellison said...

Alex, I can't believe you say rabbit, rabbit -- we do bunny rabbits three times. And I thought we were crazy. Where'd you pick up the tradition???

Alexandra Sokoloff said...

Stacey, you are the best - thank you! That makes writing just a little more imperative this morning!

Bet you sell, too. You deserve ever good thing.

The luck of the Irish to you, Stephen... and speaking of Guinness, will I see you at LCC?

Alexandra Sokoloff said...

JT, my soul sister! That's hysterical. It does make you feel a little unbalanced to go around muttering Rabbit Rabbit to unenlightened victims. Bunny rabbits three times is its own kind of weird, too.

I got it from my friend Sa, who's just a repository of interesting myths and customs (half of which I'm sure she makes up herself...). She probably got it from the Renaissance Faire.

When/where did you get it?

JT Ellison said...

My mom, who got it from hers. Now I'm determined to track down the origins, but a quick google of Bunny Rabbits New Year's Eve turned up some... rather interesting items.

We actually say bunny rabbits on the first of each month, too. I write a post it and out it on hubby's alarm.

I'll let you know if I find anything.