10.7.18

the time I was interviewed on goodreads and then died of happy-tear dehydration

So.

Yesterday was one of the best days of my life. As I write this, my eyes are sore from roughly 24 hours of happy crying. I love the bookish and nail art communities so much that my heart hurts.

Perhaps I should back up and explain my current blissful state.

A couple of weeks ago, I was interviewed by Cybil, the senior editor at goodreads aka booknerd utopia. When she first followed me on Twitter, it took me a second to process what was happening. Also, her Twitter account is @Cybil, and having a first name only handle and a blue check definitely means you're a big deal, so I was extra holy cannoli!

Then she reached out with an offer to interview me about my cover manis, for the goodreads blog. It took me a few hours to respond because I couldn't quite wrap my brain around the concept. Because, um hello! This is goodreads! How does anyone at goodreads even know who I am?! I mean, this is the site I use more than Google! The site where I get to find new books and talk about books and see what books friends are reading and books books boooooooooks! Eventually, I wrote back with a restrained (for me) tone while my insides fizzled like pop rocks.

Since this was my first interview, on the days leading up to the call, I was too nervous to function. If you've read my reviews or know me in real life, you're aware of my high level of enthusiasm and combined with a more candid nature, I had significant fears of saying something ridiculous. Good news! It only happened once. Haha! Cybil was warm and friendly, which I appreciated so much. Plus, we got to talk about nails and books, which are obviously my two favourite topics.

The article is live on the goodreads blog right now, and for the time being, can be found on the homepage (???!!!). It'll also be sent out in the July 26th newsletter and will officially go down as one of the greatest things to happen to me. I'm completely overwhelmed by the response and it'll take a while to believe that it's real. Thank you so much to everyone who has commented, liked, and shared the article, and hello to new followers!!

Omg. As if this is my life.

Be right back, gotta get more tissues.



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