(at least as they pertain to writing)
1. A loyal and supportive, not to mention very honest and harsh writing kick butter bestest friend. (say that five times fast)
2. An agent who loves my writing and believes in it.
3. My Samhain editor who gives me a lot of freedom to write what I love.
4. Selling to NY and an editor who loves my stories.
5. Other author buddies who provide an invaluable support/venting system.
6. 16 writing contracts in 2006.
7. Fans who write me the lovliest emails saying how much they enjoyed my stories.