An Amazing Feeling. Published.

An Amazing Feeling

If you hadn’t noticed, I’m excited.  I am a born writer.  It is a talent God gave me, but I suppressed for twenty years.  Always in the back of my head, though… I knew giving up writing was a mistake.

When I decided to take up writing again in 2010, my focus was to be published.  In January of 2012, I decided that it was going to be this year.  I was going to do it.

I threw everything I had into that goal… and here I am!

And believe it or not, it only gets better.  A little over a year ago I did a beta read for a woman who has since become one of my best friends.  We’ve been on a roller coaster ride together, both striving toward that elusive publication credit at the end of the rainbow.

I am so excited to say that Jenny Keller Ford’s Amulet of Ormisez – The work that had me questioning my own submission, will also be included in J. Taylor Publishing’s Make Believe Anthology, due out just before Christmas of this year.

It’s fantastic to be published, but it’s even better to be published alongside your friend.  Instead of one of us being excited, but at the same time consoling the other, we were both able to celebrate together.

What an amazing feeling.

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16 responses to “An Amazing Feeling. Published.

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  2. Talk about a thumb’s up from fate! Congrats to both of you! Now you have to do paired posts about the next phase of the journey.

  3. This is so great. You’re going to be riding high off this feeling for a while! So happy for you! 🙂

  4. It is an amazing feeling, many, many huge congratulations to you–and great things will happen from hereon forward! Rock on! x

  5. May I say in public how much I adore you? Your generosity and kindness always warm my soul. Thank you, my dear friend. I am so glad we met. See you next month!! 🙂

  6. Jennifer, Congratulations! I’m excited for both of you.
    Put a Positive Spin on Life
    Joan Y. Edwards

  7. Congratulations! You should both feel very proud of yourselves 😀 I hope to be able to say the same soon 😀

  8. Awesomely happy – for you both!

    I’ve had my writer friend since we were four. So sweet to be able to grow, together, each in our own way….

    • It’s great that you have a long time friend who is a writer. I had to go look for writing buddies on the internet, and in writing groups. It’s great to have someone “get” what you are talking about.