Several of my bloggy/twitter friends have won great things, accomplished something huge, or made great leaps forward. I'd like to take a moment to recognize them!
Tina Lynn at Sweet Niblets: Entered the query wars!! I'm so excited for her and proud that she's reaching this thrilling (and hugely nerve-wracking) point in her writing career!
Melissa at Chasing the Dream: Finished her manuscript! It's a great story, and I can't wait to see it in print someday!
Julie Cross at Diary of an Unpublished Wanna Be Writer: Received representation from Suzie Townsend at FinePrint Lit and sold a three book deal (Tempest series) to Brendan Deneen at St. Martin's Press. Great job!!
Roni Griffin at Fiction Groupie: Won first place in NTRWA's Great Expectations contest AND first place in Passionate Ink's Stroke of Midnight contest. I see great things for you now, and in the future!
Sierra Godfrey at Sierra Godfrey on blogspot: Won second place in Roni and Julie's epic summer contest. She gets to choose from fabulous prizes like critiques from assistants and agents at a great literary agency or a critique by an editor, or BOOKS!! Decisions, decisions. What a nice win for her!
I've had a hard time staying current on all the news, there's just so much to do, especially during the summer when there's no preschool! If I've missed something great that's occurred in your life, let me know!
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