Just got back from meeting with the province's program officer for the arts grants. He reviewed my submission and said I had a unique story, that it was very intriguing and well-written -- that I presented information coherently and showed character and story development by "lifting the veils off one by one."
I know, I know this doesn't mean I'm getting a cent, but for right now I am encouraged.
And now I'm on my way out for coffee with a friend.
Zippity do dah!
What a great start to my day.