April in (Reading) Review

We've reached the end of another month! Thanks to NOT being completely run off my feet by incomplete projects and querying agents, I managed to put April (my break month, in many ways) to good use and read many books. The best of the crop (again, in no particular order):

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What to Do When You've Finished a Book?

I recently "finished" writing a young adult fantasy novel. I put the word "finished" in quotes because a) books tend to be abandoned more than they are ever finished, and b) it's only finished in that I typed the words "THE END," banged my head against the keyboard a few more times for good measure, and decided that it was done enough to start querying agents.

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"It's a dangerous business, Frodo, going out your door."

..."You step onto the road, and if you don't keep your feet, there's no knowing where you might be swept off to" (Tolkien).

I'm typing this from the airport, where I arrived ridiculously early to avoid various delays. As you read this, I am probably in an airplane. (This is a pretty safe bet, given that my total travel time between here and Melbourne is about 30 hours, including layovers.) It's been a stressful few days what with packing and storing my apartment and running around like a headless chicken trying to remember everything I might have forgotten.

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