This week, I cleaned off my desk, read all the mail I’ve gotten recently and started responding to all the query e-mails I’ve received from freelancers and publicists over the past six weeks. I’m not proud to say that these things don’t happen on a regular basis, but that’s the reality of my job.

It’s so fast-paced sometimes around here that I can’t seem to make time for the little things like this—and so when I do, it genuinely feels like a new beginning.

And I love new beginnings, so this is probably the way it’s going to stay!