Thursday, December 10, 2009

I'm So Excited!

And I just can't hide it...

About a year and a half ago I read about Six Word Memoirs - small snippets of writing that describe a situation, a life, whatever - and wrote about it here ...And I wrote about it in my church newsletter and had people come up with their own six word memoirs. Mine was "Farm Girl, City Girl, Farm Girl" - which I submitted to the publisher Smith Magazine because they were putting together a new book called:


It All Changed in an Instant: More Six-Word Memoirs by Writers Famous and Obscure

About 4 or 5 months ago I got an email saying if I was OK with it, they were considering my 6-W-M for their newest book and of course, I said "YES! Go for it!"

Today I got another email from Smith Magazine that my six words had indeed been chosen and the book is set for release on January 5th. I have been published - all six words!!

Ha, ha, ha! IS THAT COOL OR WHAT!?!?!?!?!?

20 comments:

Tammy said...

Very Cool Tina, Very, Very Cool.
:-)

Congrats that is exciting!
Tammy

Sharrie said...

That is very exciting to be included in a book like that. Way to go!!!

ms. kitty said...

And of course the royalty chex will be huge! Right?

I need orange said...

Woohoo! Congratulations!!!!

Good for you for writing it, and even more for submitting it!!!!!

What fun. :-)

roundaboutacres said...

Congrats - you deserve it!

Gail V said...

That is cool. Some people wait their entire lives to be published (though they usually say a lot, lot more!) Congratulations.

Wool Enough said...

Congratulations! You are now officially not just a mere writer, but an AUTHOR. Woohoo!

Michelle said...

If you can be so eloquent and descriptive in six words, you DESERVE it! Congrats!

Sharon said...

Congratulations! Way cool~

Kathy said...

Cool Beans!!! Does this mean we all get autographed copies (autographed by you?)??? WooHoo!

Kathy said...

Congratulations, Tina! This means the drinks are on you, right? heeheehee!!!

vlb5757 said...

That is way cool. Now I will have to think of six words!

Donna said...

Very cool- congratulations!

Tina T-P said...

Thanks everyone - yup, the drinks are on me - Water all around, bartender... (but I do get a free book out of the deal!) T.

jmk said...

Hi Tina,
(It's Judy from over at So Far, So Good)
Congratulations! And nice to share the idea through your church newsletter - it's the sort of thing that gets people engaged. Speaking of which, I've now signed up, LOL! Kind of addictive.

ExpressYourself said...

Congrats!! Thats WAY cool. Good for you! :)

Sheepmom said...

Way to go, Tina!!!
Benita

Robin said...

Too funny for words! (I should have used SIX words. Oh, well.)
Congratulations. :)

thecrazysheeplady said...

Cool!

Leigh said...

How cool is that! Congratulations!