Portrait of the Writer on Deadline

Nails: ragged, bitten to the quick.
Eyebrows: scraggly.
Waistline: fat.
Marriage: shaky.
Child: crying.
House: a disaster.
Book: Awesome.

Sigh. Is there ANY other way to do it?
Who says you can have it all?? Who???

Do not worry. We are okay. Just…you know, deadlines are hard on families. But we will survive as we have before…In the meantime, did you see the cover??? Isn’t that the most beautiful cover you have ever seen???