2. No matter how well you plan for participation in a public event, you can't really control everything. So much can happen. So I did my best to prepare, things happened, and I adapted as best I could. No blame here.
3. Standing back from it all, I now realize that my main mission is to finish editing the book, get feedback from my beta readers, and have the final version uploaded before the deadline. Publicity is important, yes, but having the book be really, really good is the top priority.
4. There is a lot of love in my life! Sometimes, sitting alone at home in my office, working on my computer, I find myself with feelings of isolation. Little by little, I'm remembering to remember that I love plenty of people and plenty of people love me!
Happy Pride, everybody!