I’m still relatively young but I do have some things I’d like to do before I kick the proverbial bucket. And honestly, I’ve done a lot in my thirty-plus years that I’m really proud of.
I’ve submerged in the ocean in both Alaska and Hawaii, visited the Caribbean twice, road-marched through South Carolina with the Army, starved on Virginia Beach hunting for fifty bucks a day to pay for my hotel room, traveled across the continental U.S. in the middle of winter and gotten snowed in for three days (in Colby, Kansas), graduated with honors from the school of my choice, and become the parent of one amazing little boy.
Oh! And I saw Wicked on Broadway with a very dear friend who lives on the East Coast.
So what would I like to do now?
1) I want to go to DragonCon or some other science fiction and fantasy Convention.
Seriously. I think WorldCon might be the one I manage to get to. I don’t know. I keep watching. My son is getting old enough that he could come with me on this little adventure and I certainly wouldn’t want to deny him that. He’s as much of a geek as I am. (He is totally playing Lego Star Wars on the Wii as I am writing this.)
2) I want to go on the Writing Excuses retreat.
Right now they’re putting it on a cruise ship, which is really cool. If they continue to do that I might actually manage to go next year. My son can come with me, they have stuff for him to do and safe places for him to be while I’m working with some of my all-time favorite authors.
3) I want to go to a Supernatural convention.
If there is one show that I absolutely love, it’s Supernatural. I am enough of a fan to want to support them this way.
I think that’s it. Generally speaking, I go out and find adventure on a week by week basis. I think perhaps the misadventures of my youth have spoiled me some. I mean, it’d be cool if I could visit Ireland one day, or travel through Germany, or knock on the door of my friend who lives in Britain, but I don’t consider those part of the bucket list.
Find out what’s on the bucket lists of some of my fellow authors!
Skye Taylor http://www.skye-writer.com/
Fiona McGier http://www.fionamcgier.com/
Marci Baun http://www.marcibaun.com/
Diane Bator http://dbator.blogspot.ca/
Victoria Chatham http://victoriachatham.webs.com/
Anne Stenhouse http://annestenhousenovelist.wordpress.com/
Beverley Bateman http://beverleybateman.blogspot.ca/
A.J. Maguire https://ajmaguire.wordpress.com/ (YOU ARE HERE)
Rachael Kosnski http://rachaelkosinski.weebly.com
Geeta Kakade http://geetakakade.blogspot.com/
Kay Sisk http://kaysisk.blogspot.com
Connie Vines http://connievines.blogspot.com/
Judith Copek http://lynx-sis.blogspot.com/
Rhobin Courtright http://www.rhobinleecourtright.com/