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My young adult novel, Mirror of Hours, made the first cut in Amazon’s Young Adult Novel competition. So myself and 999 other writers will be whittled down into the quarter-final 500 by the end of March 2010.

I am excited, dammit. In my writing now I am selling the odd short story, and getting more and more near misses.

“Your story made it to the second round of editors”

“This story is under consideration and we will let you know soon.”

And then the kind rejection letter comes with comments (so valuable, those comments!!–and I am not being snarky here.) Those comments only help my writing become even better.

So, I will be excited, and by the way, I’ve sent queries and partials out on that novel to five different editors. So it goes in writing.

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