I think it's fair to say at this point that I am hooked, through and through, on writing. It's such a massive process, all-encompassing and so unbelievably rewarding. The story churns inside of me, endlessly tugging at the tips of my fingers, pulling me inexorably towards the keyboard, a minion to my muse.
Your kind words of support, sharing my books with your friends, family, and even (and most especially) random strangers... this is what fuels my fire. To think that I have become enthralled by the act of writing, creating a moment of imagination, that's just part of the equation. You are the other part, and the only part that matters in the end.
Without you, none of this would have any purpose, and for that, I thank you.