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    delicate #!&@*#! flower Perks's Avatar
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    Imma drink this.





    I started writing my first book in May of 2001. (Blessedly, this is a different book. I'm not that slow)

    January 9, 2013, I get to hold my work in my hand - with a dust jacket and everything.

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    A bottle and two books? That's going to be hard to drink.
    Good luck with that... these people and their weird traditions.


    Whatever.

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    The cover's beautiful! Congratulations!

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    Ordering details - please. I'm dying for this one.

    No, I'm not... I got something in my eye.
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    It's beautiful! So proud of you, Jamie! heartfelt congratulations! (-:
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    Find me in the patio sunshine. KTC's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by poetinahat View Post
    Ordering details - please. I'm dying for this one.

    No, I'm not... I got something in my eye.
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    Congratulations, Jamie! You've worked damned hard for this, and it's a moment well-deserved.

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    A wonderful accomplishment and long deserved. Congrats, Jamie. You did it!

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    Wonderful! Must be a memorable moment. Congratulations.
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    Looks like you got everything you need there...

    Imma join you in a bit. West Coast timezone, you know.

    Seriously, Congratulibations. Happy, happy, happy, that's what I am for you. Coocoocachoo!

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    Congratulations!

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    Quote Originally Posted by poetinahat View Post
    Ordering details - please. I'm dying for this one.

    No, I'm not... I got something in my eye.
    Can't say the particulars just yet, but there will be a version in your neck of the woods. Eeeeeep!

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    Lifetime (?) Dream: Achieved.

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    Kudos! Enjoy the drink.

    Y'all can find the book on Amazon here ;-)

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    That is wonderful news! I saw your book at the top of AW when I signed in. Enjoy your celebration, you earned it.
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    Congratulations! You are living the dream.

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    Oh, AWESOME! This is so great to read right now, I am happy for you - and had to post that this was precisely the inspiration I needed.

    thank you for that.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Satori1977 View Post
    That is wonderful news! I saw your book at the top of AW when I signed in. Enjoy your celebration, you earned it.
    Oh that's cool! I hadn't seen that.

    Thanks, Mac & Co.!

    And thank you, Satori.

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    Quote Originally Posted by leahzero View Post
    Lifetime (?) Dream: Achieved.

    What will you do next?

    (Also, huge freaking congrats, lady.)
    Hopefully write another & have them let me play in t his sandbox again.

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    Who's a clever girl, then? Many, many congratulations! Well done!

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    Excellent news! Congrats!
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    Congratulations, it looks wonderful! Savour the moment and enjoy every sip.
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    Congratulations!

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