The Pandemic Was Really Quite Good to Me
Tune in Tomorrow (Solaris, August 23, 2022), and the author
The pandemic was really quite good to me.
Don’t get into a snit – there are caveats: The horrible ongoing forever pandemic was terrible for everybody, including me. Millions had their lives wrecked, or died, and if the “quite good” experience I had could be swapped for a retcon in which “Covfefe” was as close as we ever got to saying “COVID,” I’d do it in a hot second.
Since that isn’t happening, let’s start again.
The pandemic was actually quite good for my debut novel, Tune in Tomorrow. See, back in 2020 I received an email from my agent saying that a publisher was interested in publishing the book, with a few alterations. Was I game?
As someone who struggled for decades to get a damn novel published, the answer was a quick, “Hell yes!”