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16 February 2011 @ 11:30 am
BOOKS!  

I am very funny. :) This morning the doorbell rang as I pulled Young Indiana’s diaper off to expose a POOPY BUTT. I went ACK and leapt up to rush to the door because the only reason the doorbell rings at this hour is if there’s a mail delivery! I whipped the door open and said “quick! quick! i’m changing the baby’s diaper!”

the poor man apologized and started laughing and handed me the form to sign for BOXES OF BOOKS! Young Indiana came to see what was going on, poopy butt stuck in the air because he doesn’t like crawling on the carpet with nekkid knees. We laughed even harder! I signed the form and scooped the baby up, yelling things like, “No, no! Don’t sit down! No! Whew!” and got him all changed without a Disaster.

And then I got to open boxes of BOOKS!

I think this is still my favorite part of writing. :)

BOOKS!

I’ll be sending advance copies of SPIRIT DANCES to oh, we’ll say half a dozen random commenters on this post. :)

(x-posted from the essential kit)
 
 
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Kari Sperringla_marquise_de_ on February 16th, 2011 07:45 am (UTC)
Woohoo! Yay for new books.
Legolas McGeeseveredscythe on February 16th, 2011 07:58 am (UTC)
AHA oh god baby butts. Speaking of, like three of my friends are now pregnant and I want to point them at your lj so they realise that yes, you need to juggle poopy butts with other stuff. I don't think they realise what they're in for.

That cover looks -amazing-. Your artist is a gem.
ionaonie: gleeionaonie on February 16th, 2011 08:03 am (UTC)
I can't even think how to spell the weird noise I made when I saw the all those books. I'm stupidly excited about finding out what happens next.

Also, I love funny baby stories. Just as long as my mum isn't telling any about me ;-)
martianmooncrabmartianmooncrab on February 16th, 2011 08:08 am (UTC)
anything in the mail that isnt a bill is a good thing! Except of course, for used diapers.
Megabitchmegabitch on February 16th, 2011 08:28 am (UTC)
At least he didn't make a fountain all over the postie ;)
From Mission Impossible To MissionInfreakingsanitynot_from_stars on February 16th, 2011 08:34 am (UTC)
*giggles* Got to love the timing of babies and mail men. :D
Laura Anne Gilman: lolsuricattus on February 16th, 2011 10:07 am (UTC)
*quietly dies laughing at the double meaning implicit in that post*

*ahem* I meant, Pretty Bookses!
(no subject) - not_from_stars on February 16th, 2011 10:08 am (UTC) (Expand)
R. Stuartwood_dragon on February 16th, 2011 09:06 am (UTC)
Oh that made me laugh this morning. Thank you! And ooooh!!! New books!
Dreamshadowmorgie on February 16th, 2011 09:26 am (UTC)
I am, of course, now trying to hum the Indiana Jones themesong to the phrase, 'Indiana.. Jones... Indiana's.. pooopy buttttt!" It isn't working well. I blame the 5 hours of sleep. ;)
Vicki: Books w/ cupeilan on February 16th, 2011 09:29 am (UTC)
I would love to see a box of books show up at my house!
Tarja: Fables - Red bookvierran45 on February 16th, 2011 09:29 am (UTC)
Ooh, pretty new books!
sueldersuelder on February 16th, 2011 09:33 am (UTC)
I commented on twitter, but I'll comment here, too.

Oh, they're beautiful. I've been rereading the Walker Papers books to get in the mood for this one.
Catherinesharpwords on February 16th, 2011 09:38 am (UTC)
I can't imagine the kind of buzz that comes from seeing your own name on real solid published books - hopefully the poop wasn't a buzz-kill!
Jenindiana_j on February 16th, 2011 09:40 am (UTC)
Oh man, they're so pretty looking! *pets the screen*
pgwfolcpgwfolc on February 16th, 2011 09:57 am (UTC)
lol! That's a great story. :) Congrats on making it through to a happy, non-poopy ending.

And hey! She's got (half of) a head! Cool!
karistan: vacationkaristan on February 16th, 2011 09:57 am (UTC)
That really is a pretty cover! Yay Books!