- I received the loveliest, most encouraging note ever from an agent—even though it was a rejection. Seriously, it's the kind of thing you print and hang on your wall. Made my day.
- A good review for my new
Sherlock HolmesProfessor Moriarty story.
- The best tortelloni I've ever had and also the best caramel popcorn I've ever had (though not at the same time because that would be weird).