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Old 04-12-2014, 04:19 AM   #1301
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Hi!

My first novel went live today on Amazon! I have published nonfiction before, but this is way bigger for me than those, even if I am (just) self publishing this time. It's neither mystery nor thriller, although it might loosely fit in as a suspense novel. Really, it's more Science Fiction than anything, although there is an overarching Western theme throughout most of it.

It's called Awaken. It's on Amazon.

My next one is a thriller. I've already written 20,000+ words of it!
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Old 04-12-2014, 05:55 AM   #1302
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Wow!

Hooray Matt!

Congratulations!
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Old 04-13-2014, 07:08 AM   #1303
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Bravo, Matt!

(And never say "just." This is fantastic!)
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Old 04-13-2014, 03:23 PM   #1304
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My first-ever book column is up in iON Oklahoma Magazine, an OKC-area publication. While it's mainly mainstream books, I'm proud to have established that I will always include at least one book with an Okie connection. Feel free to send recommendations for my "Summer Reads" column—from the Big 6, Small Presses or Indies. They have to be new books, 2014, and on the shelves in OKC, even if just in one indie shop.

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I read it and I think it's awesome! Congrats, Lucie!

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Hi!

My first novel went live today on Amazon! I have published nonfiction before, but this is way bigger for me than those, even if I am (just) self publishing this time. It's neither mystery nor thriller, although it might loosely fit in as a suspense novel. Really, it's more Science Fiction than anything, although there is an overarching Western theme throughout most of it.

It's called Awaken. It's on Amazon.

My next one is a thriller. I've already written 20,000+ words of it!
Congrats! That's brilliant! I hope it does really well.
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Old 04-13-2014, 04:31 PM   #1305
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Thank you everyone! It's exciting to say that I'm finally done with it, but there's so much more that I want to do, too!
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Old 04-13-2014, 11:58 PM   #1306
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Congratulations, Matt! I'm looking forward to reading it.

Direct link to Matt's book here. (Hopefully he doesn't mind!)
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Old 04-14-2014, 12:50 AM   #1307
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Thanks for the link! And congratulations Matt!
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