Friday, February 18, 2011

My Critique Partner is Getting Published!

I hope you don't mind me gushing all over the place for a sec.

A critique partner of mine, S.J. Kincaid, (her blog is here) signed a three book deal with HarperCollins! Her debut novel, INSIGNIA, is due out in 2012.

You can read about her publication journey here.

S.J. is my first critique partner to sign a contract with a publisher. Yippee! Makes me wish I were spry enough to do about fifty cartwheels, but unfortunately I had to limit myself to a happy dance and a bottle of wine. I am so very happy for her. She is a plot-genius and an excellent writer. You will not want to miss this debut, my friends!

Congratulations, S.J.!
Now, the big question remains ... which of you will be next? *grin*

17 comments:

  1. You are going to be next and then I'll be doing a happy dance for you, opening my own bottle of wine, and then pre-ordering an advance copy. : )

    I think it's going to be awhile for me, but I'm hoping for a someday. That's my dream.

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  2. And so a new part of your friends journey begins. We, too, will walk that path in the Lord's own time.

    Until then, we have our writing and our blog friends!

    p.s. Here's another quick plug for the open-to-everyone author showcase on my blog at michellesvann.blogspot.com

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  3. That's wonderful. Congratulations, S.J., and thank you for sharing the news with us, Amy!

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  4. Oh, Amy, how exciting! Congratulations, S.J.! I'm happy for you!

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  5. What a happy post! Thanks for sharing this and giving me something to smile about, Amy!

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  6. Lucky number 7 indeed! Wonderful news - congratulations.

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  7. How wonderful - and how lucky she is to have a good crit partner like you! That is gold.

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  8. A 3 book deal with Harpers! You really know how to pick a critique partner!

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  9. Wowza! I followed the links ... and I loved how much persistence and tenacity SJ has. Hats off!!! I hang out at the Blueboard but missed this news when it was posted there. Congratulations to SJ and to all who helped her!

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  10. Thank you so much, Amy! Love your writing, and thanks for posting this. Thanks for the congrats from everyone else! It's appreciated.

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  11. Congratulations to SJ! It is so exciting when something good happens to one of your writing friends...Heck it's good when something happens to a friend of a friend. :) YAY for SJ!

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  12. Congrats to your friend! It's always great to hear about other people making it. :)

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  13. How exciting! Congratulations to S.J.

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  14. That's such great news - congrats to S.J.!

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  15. Wow, that is so exciting! You must feel very proud to be part of her journey. I'm going to go on over to her blog now and give her my congratulations. :)

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  16. OMG this is such excellent news! She must be over the moon with excitement. It's so fun to watch as blogger snag agents and book deals. Awesome.

    Thinking about you with the new baby, and hoping all is well :D

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