Milestones…

I think it’s fair to admit that I like pretty things. I tell you this, because I was away on a trip for the  past few days and when I got home, this was waiting in the mailbox for me:

rwapin

What you are looking at is a milestone pin from RWA, for romance authors who have achieved book, well….milestones! 5, 10, 15, 20, etc books published in the romance genre. I had 5 published from March 2015-May 2016, so, hence, the 5 book pin.

Yes, I did have to order it, it didn’t come automatically from RWA, but who cares??! To me, having this pin is a real – pretty! – symbol of a dream that not only came true for me last year, but that continues to thrive, grow, and flourish. I simply can not wait until I can apply for a 10 book pin, then a 20 book pin, then… you get the idea!

And yes, I know this can be perceived as vain or stuck up or conceited. I realize some writers think it is vainglorious to tout one’s accomplishments because we should be writing for the simple love of writing, yada yada yada, but you know what? I don’t really care. I’m going to be 56 years old in a few days and this – THIS!!!  – was a nice pre-birthday present to myself.

So, planning ahead, I’ve got 2 more books coming out this year and then 2-3 more planned for next year. I may make the 10 pin pretty quickly!!

And did I mention I like pretty things??? LOL

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