Life here on Planet Perkins has been intense.
On top of working two jobs, it was my mother's 75th birthday, so I threw her a party and all of her friends (and my relatives) came in for a shin dig on Thursday night. My favorite cousins (my cousin Dennis turned me on to comic books and my cousin Diane did the same with Barbie's, and now I have the most awesome super hero Barbie collection you could imagine) stayed with us for four days, and it was terrific to catch up, but almost impossible to keep up.
It was wonderful to be surrounded by people you adore celebrating a life well-lived, but reading and editing in between was just about too much. The New Jersey Romance Writers had their convention this weekend too, but Marsha Philtas went in my stead (see her blog post about it).
I have two big book deals in the works - one that I've been working on for over 2 years. When it rains, it pours.