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Sunday, June 12, 2011

K. C. Wells, author

On a whim a few weeks ago, I submitted an essay about being a stay-at-home mom to Blogstar.  When I sent the email, I told the editor, Sarah Bryden-Brown, that I eagerly awaited her rejection.  I had pretty much written it off and chalked the whole thing up to good experience.  So you can imagine my shock when I got an email from her on Friday saying that my essay was going to be published in an ebook.  I read the email about five times to make certain she really meant to send it to me.  ME.  Then I got another email, a group email, to all of us whose essays had been accepted.  Yep, there was my email address again.  It was real.

SQUEEEEEEEEEE!!  I'm going to be published!!!!  I don't know too many details yet, but the book should be ready around the first of July.  As soon as I know more, I'll pass along the information.

I haven't stopped smiling in days.  (Well, there may have been that one time when Dallas napped in the afternoon then refused to go to bed until 11:30 that evening...)

4 comments:

  1. I'm so FREAKING PROUD of you!!! The essay you wrote is absolutely wonderful-- I think it's one of the best things you've ever written. I'm so amazed by your talent.

    You're an author!! Double squee!!!!

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  2. Way to go KC!!!! That's amazing, take pictures of the book once you get it - I'd love to read the article!

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  3. Congratulations, K.C.! I can't say I'm surprised, though; you're a terrific writer. I'm just pleased that the editor recognized your talent. :) Woo hoo!

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  4. is it true your a teacher at Carisbrooke College?

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