So...I wrote a book

Discussion in 'Off The Beaten Track' started by Maximillian, May 24, 2012.

  1. shan

    shan Well-Known Member

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    Congrats!! :cheer2:
     
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  2. BelleBway

    BelleBway a monkey stole my title

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    Congrats! That's quite an accomplishment.
     
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  3. Moto Guzzi

    Moto Guzzi Well-Known Member

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    Congratulations!
     
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  4. Angela-Fan

    Angela-Fan Well-Known Member

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    That is so cool. Congratulations!
     
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  5. AYS

    AYS Cruder than you thought

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    Congratulations and best of luck with it!
     
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  6. rudi

    rudi Well-Known Member

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    Congrats! That's an awesome accomplishment. Best of luck with it!
     
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  7. Maximillian

    Maximillian You can't unfry things.

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    Thanks so much!
     
  8. Maximillian

    Maximillian You can't unfry things.

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    Boy I'm humbled by all the kind words and well-wishes. I've been on this board for over ten years and while I post infrequently and sometimes too snarkily for some posters tastes, I've always considered it a caring, kind on-line community/family who have always made me feel welcome. So, of course it was natural that I wanted to share my good news with you all. I'm glad I did.
     
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  9. milanessa

    milanessa engaged to dupa

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    I'm resurrecting this thread to say I got it today from Amazon and read the first chapter. Enjoying it - your family sounds like a hoot. :)
     
  10. lulu

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    Congratulations! You have a natural writing style and a great sense of humor and it comes across in your writing.
    Thank you so much for sharing your book with us. I'd def. add it to my wishlist. :)

    P.S. Love the bit about your family as well.
     
  11. taf2002

    taf2002 flower lady

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    Max (er Jake), Congratulations on a really easy read & very entertaining book (1st couple of pages anyway). I was hooked immediately.
     
  12. ChelleC

    ChelleC Well-Known Member

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    I didn't see this thread back in May, but I wanted to say Congrats!!! I hope it becomes a bestseller.
     
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  13. Simone411

    Simone411 Just Flip-Flopping Around

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    Adding my congrats on the book, Max, and on being an accomplished author! I love what Ive read so far. I know you must be extremely excited!

    Wishing you the best and hope your book becomes a best-seller! :)

    (just adding that I'm afraid I didn't see this thread until now, either. I'm so glad it was bumped.) :)
     
  14. Garden Kitty

    Garden Kitty Tranquillo

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    Thanks for resurrecting this thread, just ordered a copy. It looks interesting - congrats!!
     
  15. LilJen

    LilJen Well-Known Member

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    Whee, my copy arrived two days ago! Looking forward to digging in. Loving the chapter titles. A sampling: "Scooby Doo and the Blessed Virgin, Too!" "Smells like Holy Spirit" "Celibacy in the City" "Prayer in 140 Characters or Fewer."
     
  16. suep1963

    suep1963 Well-Known Member

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    I am so getting this for my sister! :)
     
  17. kwanatic

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    I wrote a novel too, though I'm still in the process of trying to find a publisher (or rather my agent is!). My novel falls into the Young Adult category so it tends to be a bit harder to really sell someone on the concept...but my fingers are crossed. It took me two years as well but once you finish writing, it's so worth it. But to be published? I can't even imagine how amazing you must feel! It's my dream and ultimate goal in life to have my novel published. So from one writer to another congratulations! :) I know what it's like putting in the countless hours of planning, outlining, drafting, writing, revising, reading, revising and re-reading...it's endless! But to be honest, there's nothing about it that I didn't enjoy...well, the waiting process sucks but I loved everything about the writing.

    I'm very happy for you and, again, congratulations! :)
     
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  18. Maximillian

    Maximillian You can't unfry things.

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    Gosh, I've been off the board for a while due to Moving, etc. But thanks so much for the kind words and support with regards to my book milanessa and lulu.
     
  19. Maximillian

    Maximillian You can't unfry things.

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    Thanks so much!
     
  20. Maximillian

    Maximillian You can't unfry things.

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    Stick with it! Congrats on finishing your book, that's a monumental task! Getting published is so right place/right time (at least for me it was), and it can be easy to get discouraged, so just keep plugging away.

    Thanks for the kind words and congratulations!
     
  21. Maximillian

    Maximillian You can't unfry things.

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    Thanks for the support!
     
  22. Maximillian

    Maximillian You can't unfry things.

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    Thanks, never thought I'd be a published author, 11 years ago when I chose my username on the old FSW.
     
  23. Maximillian

    Maximillian You can't unfry things.

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    Thank you, I'll even settle for a medium seller...
     
  24. Marge_Simpson

    Marge_Simpson Well-Known Member

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    Bumping to tell you I just finished the book and loved it. :)
     
  25. Buzz

    Buzz Well-Known Member

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    A little late but congratulations and best of luck!
     
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  26. made_in_canada

    made_in_canada INTJ

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    I finished reading your book and really enjoyed it :) I laughed a lot, and learned a lot, too :D Congratulations!

    P.S. I'm passing it along to my pastor brother. He's going to love it!
     
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  27. Vash01

    Vash01 Fan of Julia, Elena, Anna, Liza, and Vera

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    Congratulations on publishing a book. It's a great achievement.
     
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  28. sk8pics

    sk8pics Well-Known Member

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    Congrats! I read the preview and bought the e-version. I didn't know you contribute also to The Busted Halo. I listen to that very occasionally (can't stand the host's cackling). Anyway, congratulations!
     
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  29. Maximillian

    Maximillian You can't unfry things.

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    awww shucks! Thanks so much for the support!
     
  30. Maximillian

    Maximillian You can't unfry things.

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    Thanks!