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Old 12-04-2014, 11:25 PM   #1501
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Congrats Liz and Shara on the book sales and the launch. And to Ken on the reco. All great news!
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Old 12-05-2014, 12:15 AM   #1502
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Old 12-05-2014, 02:32 AM   #1503
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So amazing, Liz!!
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Old 12-05-2014, 04:17 AM   #1504
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Congratulations, Liz!
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Old 12-05-2014, 04:41 AM   #1505
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Liz, that is great! You always cheer everyone on, so it's good to see you score a deal like that.
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Old 12-05-2014, 03:46 PM   #1506
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Yeah, Liz -- great news!!

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Old 12-05-2014, 05:09 PM   #1507
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All my congratulations to lizmonster, Ken Hoss, shara, and Zelenka! It's very inspiring, and I'm very happy for you all.
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Old 12-05-2014, 06:57 PM   #1508
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I sold my book.

Well, my agent sold my book. And two books after it, one of which is my WIP, that I now have to finish by March 1. (Earlier, if possible, because apparently that's supposed to be possible. I can write about the warping of time and space, but I'm skeptical of my ability to do it in the real world.)

I'm absolutely stunned and amazed and shell-shocked. I am stuck somewhere between jumping up and down, and realizing that at the ripe old age of 50 I'm entering an industry about which I know almost nothing. Excitement vs. terror.

Harper Voyager US and UK. No fixed dates yet, but last I heard they were looking at early 2016. My agent has taken to Twitter and is saying some amazingly nice things about me. I am verklempt. At some point I'll have to say thank you to her, and everyone who is sending me congratulations, but right now I haven't any idea how to capture what I'm feeling.
🙉 Oh my gosh, Liz. I am SO HAPPY for you. You have worked so hard and so totally deserve thus. HOORAY! 👏👏👏👐🙌👏👐🙏👐👏👏✌️👍👌👊👏👏👏
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Old 12-06-2014, 11:11 AM   #1509
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Liz! I am so happy for you!
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Old 12-07-2014, 02:00 AM   #1510
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Thank you so much, you guys. You are wonderful, every single one of you!
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Old 12-09-2014, 06:40 PM   #1511
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Oh my gosh, Liz! I'm so happy for you!
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Old 12-11-2014, 04:42 AM   #1512
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ZOMG awesome news Liz! And everyone else!
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Old 12-11-2014, 05:51 AM   #1513
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Incredible! Amazing! Running out of superlatives!

You earnt this. Good on ya.

I trust you already got good and drunk when you found out, but have another one on me...

Fabulous, phenomenal, superb, marvelous, stupendous, primo, rad.....


Way cool, Liz. Just remember the little people when you get to the top.
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Old 12-20-2014, 04:20 AM   #1514
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My second mystery novel, A STUDY IN DETAIL, will be released by Five Star Mysteries on March 11. After distributing ARCs to potential reviewers, I have 4 ARCs with no home. If anyone wants an ARC, send me an email to michaelguillebeau@gmail.com with your postal address and I'll be glad to send you one. Here's the writeup for STUDY, as well as one of the early reviews.

Paul is a simple outdoorsman with a volatile artist wife—until Marta disappears and her body is never found. Paul finds a message in her last painting telling him that she faked her death to draw attention to her paintings.

An insurance investigator questions a $5M policy Marta took out shortly before her death and an enforcer shows up demanding that Paul pay him the $5M Marta stole from his casino. A gallery in Arizona claims to have new Marta paintings.

Paul goes to investigate, followed by the insurance investigator, the enforcer, and a young new-age girl determined to help Paul forget his dead wife.

“Recommended for romance and mystery readers seeking something different… The dialogue is fresh, original and witty…and the twists of plot will keep even the most seasoned mystery reader thinking.”
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Old 12-21-2014, 12:49 AM   #1515
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Congrats to all again on the recent Braggatoria. Lots of great news! Here’s more:

My new flash mystery “The Owl Clock Murder” is free to read at Over My Dead Body!

Storyline: Whodunnit? Cop supersleuth Detective Janessa Ann Harley unscrambles the clues.

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Old 12-21-2014, 02:59 AM   #1516
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Old 12-21-2014, 05:26 AM   #1517
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Old 12-21-2014, 05:35 AM   #1518
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Congratulations on the upcoming publication, MikeG! March is coming up faaaaast...

And well done on the story, pdichellis!

Congratulations to all!
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