My Monday Cup of Tea (ehm Cocoa): Pre-Publishing Blues

It’s Pentecost today, and I feel more down that I have in quite a while. Everything related to “Paralan’s Children” is ready to go. I even managed to get a few people to request a pre-publication copy for reviewing (if you want one please contact me at reviews_at_katharinagerlach.com, replace _at_ with @), and now I feel drained. All energy seems to be gone. When I look at the amount of work that still needs to be done for the next few books (I’ve got two more novels and several short stories lined up for publication this year, plus an anthology for Holly Lisle), I wonder how other small publishers manage. Don’t they have a life?

I know this feeling will pass (especially when I manage to sleep some more), but at the moment I’m feeling blue. I hope you are feeling better. Please let me know what brings you down in the comments.
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2 thoughts on “My Monday Cup of Tea (ehm Cocoa): Pre-Publishing Blues”

  1. Sally says:

    So now you need to do something just for yourself and find yourself some ‘me time.’ I blame it on the weather, it’s dull and dismal here in the UK and everybody is desperately needing some sunshine when energy levels will pick up.

    1. Cat says:

      You’re right. I’ll go and do something with the kids. That’ll cheer me up.

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