I could hardly believe it when the three boxes arrived last Thursday.
I know I'd ordered them, but it still came as a surprise. Each box is sat on the table waiting to be opened and the contents ready to be sent out to the world.
With the excitement welling up inside me I open the first box and there they are, the glossy covers glistening in the spring sunshine pouring through the window.
I gingerly take hold of the first one and a wave of emotion floods through my body. Tears well up and I cannot contain myself. This is the result of many months work. The fruits of my labours are sitting in front of me, and suddenly it's all feeling very real.
I've actually written a book, and it's sitting on my desk.
Now the fun starts, I hurriedly get my husband to take a photo of my and my book and then with it uploaded onto the website, I hit the "Go Live" button.
My first post in social media hits the airwaves and within minutes sales are flooding through and I cannot believe people are actually buying the book.
The very first sale was to a visitor to our offices, she only came in for a will and went home with a personally signed copy of my book.
Within a few days, the book was setup for sale on Amazon in paperback and kindle with further sales being taken.
I cannot tell you how happy this has made me and that the feedback I have received so far has been very positive.
So I would like to take this opportunity to say a big thank you to every one who has bought a copy, downloaded a copy or just sent in good wishes and support.