Thursday, October 02, 2008

Just for kicks and giggles...

TOP TEN SIGNS YOU'RE A FAMOUS AUTHOR
10. Your relatives stop referring to you as the hippie, and slightly off, creative one in the family.
9. Random House lifts the restraining order.
8. People stop asking why did you major in English, if you weren't going to be an English teacher.
7. You stop "volunteering" to autograph books on the sidewalk outside of Barnes & Noble.
6. Editors and agents start leaving you voicemails peppered with the words, "Darling," "Sweetie Pie," and "Lovely."
5. Your spouse stops using your manuscript to line the birdcage.
4. You don't have to buy your friends dinner to show up at your book signing.
3. You give away your lifetime supply of Ramen noodles.
2. The writers in your critique group stop falling asleep while you're reading.
1. Your mother stops asking you when you're going to get a real job.

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4 Comments:

Blogger Gina Black said...

Very funny. :)

Thursday, October 2, 2008 at 4:00:00 PM EDT  
Blogger Suzanne said...

And I dream that someday I'll have those top ten items to deal with!

Thursday, October 2, 2008 at 9:54:00 PM EDT  
OpenID kimmirich said...

I liked number 9--too funny!
Thanks!

Monday, October 6, 2008 at 9:25:00 PM EDT  
Blogger Mary Malcolm said...

10,8,7 and 4. *lol* So I apparently have six to go and I'll be set! Very funny, thanks for putting this up here.

Thursday, October 16, 2008 at 10:05:00 AM EDT  

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