STATUS: It was a gorgeous spring-like day in Denver. The kind of day where you just want to sit out at sidewalk café drinking latte rather than working. I controlled myself though.
What’s playing on the iPod right now? (I JUST) DIED IN YOUR ARMS by Cutting Crew
I have to admit that I’m a little behind in reading sample pages and several full manuscripts that I’ve requested.
And not because of lack of desire. I’d love to find something new and exciting.
It’s basically because I have a lot of client material that needs to be read, reviewed, or edited and they are my first priority.
I prioritize by the axiom “live close to the money,” and since it’s my current clients who are earning the dinero, their current projects need to get complete and out on submission before I tackle anything new. And yes I understand that a new project can be money if it’s exciting enough but like a John Cusack film, I’ve to go with the sure thing first.
And I know all of you were thinking she prioritizes based on the axiom “show me the money” but you’d be wrong.
I negotiate by that axiom. Big smile here.