― Did you hear a faint shrieking sound and feel a slight rumble beneath your feet on Wednesday, December 5th, 2012, at around 8:30 pm Central Standard time? ∙ You did? ∙ Well, that was me jumping and screaming and acting an idiot because I finally finished my novel. All thirty eight chapters and 76,565 words of it. ∙ I was ecstatic, to say the least. I still am. ∙ So, I decided to celebrate this weekend. ∙ Look, I'm no longer a 21 year old party animal, [...].