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My own personal Hump Day Happy

August 13th, 2008 (12:01 pm)

current mood: thrilled

One of the most fun parts of writing a novel is the day you get the galleys. It's the last part of the process before the actual physical book is printed. It's the moment when you can not only hold accomplishment in your hands, but still feel the wonderful anticipation of the book to come.

Today, that fun has been doubled for me, as Fedex delivered my galleys for A Coventry Wedding from Kensington, and Tim and I also received the galleys from Cleis for Fool For Love. I've been sitting here reveling in the joy of it all, and I'm not making it up that when I flipped to the first page past the front matter and I saw this:

it made me every bit as happy as when I saw this:

Yes, I whited out the lines of David's story. You don't think I'd give it away for free, do you?

ETA: If any other contributors to FFL would like to see your first printed page, with text whited out, let me know. I'll put it in comments for you.


If you own any of the books in the opposite side bar and would like them signed, mail them to:
P.O. Box 924104
Houston, TX 77292
Please include three dollars for return postage. Thank you.

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