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Old 03-28-2014, 05:21 AM   #1276
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Old 03-28-2014, 06:22 AM   #1277
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Old 03-28-2014, 03:15 PM   #1278
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I'm behind, but huge congratulations to everyone with good news. It's so wonderful to see so many doing so well!
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Old 03-28-2014, 04:28 PM   #1279
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Thanks Alice, Introversion, Liz, and HJ. The book comes out on Tuesday, and I'm having some anxiety moments. Mostly excited, though.

I was just thinking it was not quite six years ago that wandered over to AW for the first time, just beginning to write. What a journey!
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Old 03-30-2014, 04:42 AM   #1280
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Old 03-30-2014, 04:05 PM   #1281
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Old 04-02-2014, 08:37 PM   #1282
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Thanks Lucie, Gail--

And another quick brag, since this is the braggatorium: I had my first signing last night, since yesterday was my book's official birthday. And despite my paranoia that nobody would come, there were actually people there. Sales went well enough that the BN person said I'd be welcomed back any time.

Pictures if anyone cares to see them: https://www.facebook.com/BarbEarly/m...0831449&type=3
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A well-earned crowd, BfloGal! Congratulations on Publication Day!
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Old 04-03-2014, 12:35 AM   #1284
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Wow, Bflo! Fantastic! Congratulations.
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Congrats on the signing, BFlo! Since y'all have helped me so much through all this brain surgery stuff, I wanted to share my good news too:

1) Outside In Literary and Travel Magazine published my short memoir, "In the Company of Forever." It's huge to me because I seem to have no problem publishing mysteries or freelance articles, but the literary scene has mostly turned their noses up at my work. Now I have a literary credit besides Smith Magazine's Six-Word Memoirs.

2) My first book review for iON Oklahoma Magazine appears in the April/May issue. It's on newsstands but I'm not sure when it goes online. I've been asked to write the next one and think I'm about to be their book columnist.

3) My Six-Word Memoirs have been kickin' this week. "My Netflix is stuck in 1989," made Best of the Week and Editor's Picks plus my rather controversial six on the Supreme Court ruling made Most Commented. Still there, was number 2 now number 4.

I highly recommend Sixing as a way to tighten your prose.

4) And finally, I got a note from an international art magazine. One of their staffers saw my latest article for Art Focus Oklahoma (pp. 12-13) and wanted me to send samples to their senior editor.

Crossing my fingers!

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Old 04-06-2014, 03:37 PM   #1287
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Lucie!!! That's awesome!


My short story, 'The Branch of Thorns' will finally be in the African American Review (Johns Hopkins University press) towards the end of this month. It's my US debut.

I say 'finally' because it was accepted in August 2011. AAR is a quarterly publication and I had to wait my turn. Sheesh. It's been a loooong wait.
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Old 04-06-2014, 09:05 PM   #1288
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Hooray Gail! You are truly patient. I woukd have been tearing my hair out.
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Excellent news! Wonder, that's fabulous - that's an amazing list of accomplishments. And muse, wow! Congratulations on the (delayed) publication. I'm with wonder. You have the patience of a saint.
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Lucie - that's wonderful! Congrats on your success!

GailD - wow - that's some wait. Congratulations!
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Lucie, that's fantastic!

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Eeep! I'll say! Wow, you are indeed the Queen of Patience! Congrats, and here's to quicker turnarounds in the future!
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Congrats folks, I should read this thread more often, it makes me want to get off my butt and crack on with my WIP.

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