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Ta-da!  I just submitted my AAM manuscript to Rooglewood Press for their 5MS contest.  Although, at the moment, I feel less like "ta-da" and more like...


It's always a bit of a leap of faith to let a story go.

But it feels good to send it, too.  I hope it fairs well.  I'm sending my submission application forms for the other two stories to Rooglewood tomorrow, and I'm going to try to have both of them ready to go by December 20th.

Godspeed, my little stories....


  1. Congratulations!! It's always a good feeling to send something off. A bit of anxiety, yes... But always a good feeling :)

  2. Yay!! That's so exciting! :)
    I have yet to send in submission forms, mainly because I completely revamped my second story and the title no longer fits, so I need to come up with a suitable title super fast, hehe. Sort of nerve wracking, but hopefully I find the right one.

    1. You'll find the right title. :) Make sure you get your form in the mail by the 16th! Revamping sounds exciting -- hope that comes together perfectly for you!!! :D

  3. Congratulations!!! And I know the jumping off the cliff feeling!!

  4. I haven't finished mine,yet but I want to be working on edits by tomorrow. Best of luck :)

    1. I can't wait to read the rest of yours, Skye!

  5. Yay!! I really, really, REALLY hope you win!

    I'm not submitting this year ... maybe I will for the next retelling. Speaking of which, I wonder what it'll be ... =)

    1. :'( You're not entering this year? But your idea sounded so fabulous! Okay...maybe next year.
      Ahk! I hadn't even thought of what next year's will be!!! Ooooh! It's going to be so exciting to make guesses and then find out which it is!


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