Update: Our gift card winner is…Nadene Reynolds. Congratulations, Nadene! I’ll email you with prize claim information today.
It’s happened again. Another year–all but gone. As we prepare for the hustle and bustle of Christmas at my house, I can’t help but think about what will come *after* Christmas. The end of the year. The start of 2013.
For a lot of people, the end of the year is a time of reflection. You look back over all of the things that you did (or didn’t do–cough, cough–like that language I was *supposed* to learn–I’ve been making a resolution to learn Italian for the last four years!). You also look ahead and plan for the things that you want to accomplish (Italian, dang it!).
2012 was a very busy year for me. Quite honestly, I can say that it passed in a haze of writing. But that’s what I want. I want to spend my days writing books. I get lost in those books. I find new worlds, new characters, and they make me happy.
So what do I want for 2013? The same thing, please. I want to be able to write more books! I want to release more vampire tales, more werewolf tales, more serial killer stories. I want to push my imagination and see what comes from the shadows in my mind. If I can do that, then 2013 will be grand for me.
And, in the “extras” column, I’d sure like to:
1. Go zip-lining. What? It sounds fun!
2. Take a cake decorating class. You should see my cakes–wait, no, maybe you shouldn’t. Not until *after* I take my class.
3. Head out & go river-rafting. I think 2013 will see me grabbing tightly to my sense of adventure–and to the raft.
4. Travel to some place that I’ve never been before. The world is big, and I feel so small. I want to see more!
5. Learn that dang Italian!
What about you? What would you like to do in 2013? I’ll pick one random commenter to win a $20 Amazon.com gift card.
Happy holidays!! I wish you a season filled with wonder, magic, and good times!