It’s a side effect of keeping a really great secret. Or two.
But with this blog post, my secrets are secrets no more. That’s right, you get to read it here first.
So, my first secret:
|Me, signing my agency agreement.|
As of last week, I am officially represented by Brittany Howard of the Corvisiero Literary Agency! (And okay, if you're my friend on Facebook, this wasn't so much of a secret.)
*cheers, dances, claps, dances, cheers some more, sings*
This is huge and exciting for me, as Brittany and I hope to be submitting my newest manuscript to publishers very soon.
But that’s not all. Oh no. There’s more. And this one has also been in the works for several weeks. (Two bits of equally huge news—no wonder I’ve been extra happy, yes?)
With Brittany's help, I have accepted an offer of publication from Rhemalda Publishing. They’ve picked up my YA paranormal romance, Descendant, and we’re aiming for a May 2013 publication date.
|The cool thing about being an author? |
You can sign important documents in your pajamas.
Me, signing the Rhemalda Contract.
*dances more, does a cartwheel, cheers, sings, cheers, flips*
I cannot tell you how hard it has been to keep all this to myself. At times, my brain has been at risk of exploding. But now you know, and I don’t have to keep secrets anymore.
None of this would have happened without massive amounts of support from the writing community and certain friends who held my hand all along the way (you know who you are) or without hundreds of visits to my local gym. To those of you who have supported me, thank you. Thank you so much for all your loving support.
Also, I'd like to thank the makers of Dr. Pepper and the good people at the Black Forest gummy company for making my favorite writing-time snacks, and the long list of amazing singers and songwriters who perform the inspiring music that has kept me going for the last several years.
I hope you will all be watching for launch party dates in May, because we are going to celebrate BIG. And everyone’s invited.
Oh, and also, stay tuned next week for giveaways and partying. There will be much celebrating in blog land.
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