Jubilation

28 May 2011

Violets Are Blue has been written, titled, edited, and sent off to a book editor. And as of now, it has been completely edited a second time. This has been my dream for as long as I can remember. Whether Violets Are Blue is eventually published and is a hit or stays a document on my laptop forever, I will never forget how happy I feel at this moment. 

I feel like dancing a jig.

This is my third draft of this book, and I love it dearly. The characters, the story, everything about it is close to my heart. The Bradshaws feel like my family.
As promised in this post, I shall now include all the details: 

Pages (including title page, book hook, prologue, and epilogue): 205, .14 font, 1.5 spacing
Words: 52,645
Characters (no spaces): 228,005
Characters (with spaces): 280,837
Paragraphs: 2,291
Lines: 5,006

I already have an event going — Unsinkable — that deals with my book and the sinking of the R.M.S. Titanic. There are monthly giveaways, guest posts, VAB updates, and so much more. Click here for more details about that. 

As soon as I publish this post, I plan on jumping up and down and perhaps letting out a girlish "eep!" or three of excitement. Is that a bit strange? :)

13 epistles:

  1. Congratulaions, girlie!! Maybe you can help me with my book(s) ;) :))
    -Jocee <3

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  2. Please keep us updated on whether or not your book gets published because I would love to have the opertunity to read it as it very much sounds like something that I would read! :-) And enjoy.

    --Maggie
    www.foreverfindingmybliss.blogspot.com

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  3. Congratulations, Miss Lizzy! I hope to see it in book stores soon!

    Blessings,
    Grace

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  4. Congratulations!! Oh, what joy! Where will we be able to find this lovely book? Looking forward to further information. :)

    Blessings,

    Acacia

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  5. That's so amazing! If I was you I would definitely be jumping up and down right now and probably screaming for joy. Way to go! That has been one of my dreams for as long as I can remember as well, and I hope someday to be in the same position you are in.
    Again, congrats and good luck with publishing it! :D

    Blessings,
    ~Melody

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  6. Not strange at all.... jump for joy... shriek loud enough to startle others then laugh until your sides hurt!

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  7. How exciting! I am jumping up and down too!

    Of course it is not strange! You have a right to scream 'eep' as much as you want. Can't wait to hear more! Where do I sign up to purchase Violets Are Blue? :D

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  8. how exciting! congratulations on an amazing accomplishment!

    love the new look, too! :)

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  9. May I offer a second time to dance that jig with you? ; )
    Congratulations!

    ~Edith

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  10. It is not at all strange to jump up and down and "eeep"! I'm so happy for you I feel like doing it too! :)

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  11. Yay!!! Lizzy, I'm so happy for you! What an amazing accomplishment!

    Love you, sweet girl!
    Nana

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  12. Congratulations! How exciting. I write books too, although I haven't finished one yet! I look forward to updates. :)

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  13. you are an inspiration, lady elizabeth of the rose.

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