Updated: Dec 24, 2021
I waited until midnight, expecting to see a shooting star, feel a bump in the ground beneath my feet, or hear a fanfare of horns heralding the arrival of the great day.
To my disappointment, nothing happened.
"Would you like another cup of tea?" she asked impatiently.
"Yes, my love, thank you."
As she walked away I paid particular attention to her shape in motion as I came to terms with the fact that today was just like any other.
Yes, it was the day my first novel was to be released,
"Zhetybay" will hit the shelves in paperback format and I can't see it; assuming of course, that there was really anything to see?
Yes, it is an exciting time and I hope that perhaps other people may feel excited too?
Yes! That's what it is! This is an exciting time for everyone else!
They haven't read it!