1) I’m so twitchy and anxious for the full review of The Camellia Resistance to come out I don’t know what to do with myself.
2) I don’t remember NaNoWriMo being this hard back in 2009. I mean, every word feels like it’s being scratched out with an Umbridge Quill. (I was never this obsessed with Harry Potter references when it was normal to be this obsessed with Mr. Potter & Co.)
3) Two interviews in the past 10 days. Have I always been this socially awkward, or has sitting in a room with the guy that owned my old company and being told point blank “an introvert can’t succeed at my company” scarred me disproportionately? “Tell me about your background…” Well, I was married, once. It didn’t work out. (Before you smack your forehead in amazement that one person could be that stupid, I didn’t actually say that.) Tell me about your biggest strength and your biggest weakness. Sorry, they’re one and the same. I think too much, and never about the right thing. I am too busy trying to get under the surface to find the structure behind what it is to deal with the practical requirement. So if you want someone to tell you why things are going to hell and what you might do to address the big picture in a sustainable way, I’m your girl. If you want someone to pay attention to meetings, sorry, I’m too busy watching and thinking to listen to what is being said. Also, on the weakness side, I don’t always get social interactions. Case in point.