After a good long night's sleep, I was feeling much better today! It was great to be home, relaxing with the family.
I also learned a valuable lesson today. Do not wait to go swimming in Florida in the summer. I was being lazy about getting up to put my bathing suit on, and by the time I got up to go join the rest of my family out back, it had thundered and everyone was out of the pool already. I didn't go swimming at all today! Now I know that I have to actually get up when everyone's getting ready to go out, because sometimes you only have half an hour at a time to enjoy the pool.
Oh, and I also got a couple of emails ready to go to literary agents. I didn't quite send them yet, because I want to re-read them and make sure that they're perfect, but at least I got the ball rolling with them. I changed a lot of the basis of the emails, because I had been using the same story synopsis and paragraph about myself for each email. I wanted to see if I could make it sound any better, so I started over from scratch and then compared the two versions. I kept the parts that I liked best, and I'm hoping that this will help in my search to find the perfect agent with whom to work. It's really exciting!
Speaking of exciting, I'm excited because tomorrow my mom's cousin and his daughters are coming over. It will be so nice to be able to see some family from New York! They're coming over to see our house and hang out for a bar-be-que, so it's not like we're doing anything fancy, but it will just be nice to see cousins and have some company.
I guess I should get to bed so that I can actually be awake and enjoy the day tomorrow!
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