First of all, I love love love interviews. I do. I absolutely love talking about my books in a way that is not annoying.
Like, the people I know.... even Zach.... it's not like I can go on and on and on talking about my books.
Come on, it gets irritating after a while and people misconstrue it as talking about myself. When in reality, it's more like I'm talking about a child of mine.
Does that make sense?
Even though, I know that parents get obnoxious too when they go on forever about their kiddos.
But so do dog owners, ok. Don't think I am immune to how you treat your dogs like children and tell just as many stories about them. I'm on to you!
Anyway, the whole point is that I really try to avoid becoming that person. The one that's obsessed with themself. (I don't think that's proper grammar right there, but I'm going to just go ahead and leave it anyway....)
But in an interview I get to say as much as I want! That's the whole point of the interview.
Still, even in interviews I have to really work at not being sarcastic with every answer. Lord, in life I have to work at that. Everything with me is a joke. And usually if it's not a joke, I probably intended it to be one and it was misconstrued as serious and so I'm just rolling with it for the sake of avoiding that awkward moment when I have to thank them for sharing their life story with me, but in reality I was just kidding...
That has happened to me so many times.
And even though I think that most people would get that I'm joking in an interviews, I also don't think anyone is reading it for my stand-up routine either.
I need to get it out of my system... Like now.
I'm conducting an interview with myself. Obviously this is meant to be funny, but at the same time... It's mostly truth too! Perception is everything. Like EVERYTHING online... and it drives me crazy. Not because I fault other people for making the best of their online persona... but because I really, honestly, truthfully, prefer to be perceived exactly how I am. And if that means I look like a crazy person online, well then good, because I
Good news for you, is that I don't have to sound like a grown up on my blog. It's
Yep. Biggest Fear. Ever.
And obviously, it's terrifying.
But it's not enough for me to stop writing... so whew.