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Tuesday, April 26, 2011

Up, Down, and At Peace


Without anything being finalized, it looks like I’ll be self publishing the book.

In the back of my mind, I realized that this was coming, but I had hopes that Kensington Books might pick me up. They are the awesome people who I always describe as “The Cupcake mystery” people. I realize there are other book series they publish, but that’s what I always remember them as. 

While they did reject my MS, they gave me some really great feedback, and I was very grateful for that. I love getting feedback, because as a part-time editor (video) I know everything can be improved. 

So gentle reader, don’t get discouraged if like me you have a dream project, something you desperately want to see completed. It can happen. It will happen. BELIEVE. 

Or as that true hero of dreamers everywhere, Kermit the Frog, said: 

 "I have a dream too, but it's about singing and dancing and making people happy. It's the kind of dream that gets better the more people you share it with. And I found a whole group of friends who have the same dream, and that makes us sort of like a family."

Keep the faith dreamers. I’m off to go feed Big Willy, Not Big Willy, and Also Not Big Willy, and then watch some Netflix.

5 comments:

  1. Hold fast to dreams for if dreams die
    Life is a broken winged bird that cannot fly.

    The haiku my grandmother put in my high school graduation card...I kept it longer than I did the cash!

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  2. As do I. That is seriously a great quote.

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  3. Feedback is a great sign. Keep holding on to that dream. You'll be published!

    And yeah that's a great quote from a very smart man...er...frog.

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  4. Be encouraged and thanks for the encouragement!

    The Muppet Movie is a constant inspiration! Thanks for the reminder. :)

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