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I'm celebrating the book birthday of my first novel, Crossings. I wrote this in 2005 and it's been a lot of years of learning craft and writing other books.  It's a YA light fantasy book.

I still haven't held or seen my book in person. I currently live in Egypt--and our APO mail is very slow (and comes twice a month), so I expect to get the box in less than two weeks. Hopefully. So it feels kind of odd and unreal still.

I've read and celebrated all of your Good News for years (at least when I lived in countries that had strong enough internet so I could see the website) and so it's fun to now share my book.
#1 - January 11, 2017, 03:54 AM
Sarah Blake Johnson, MFA
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Crossings (2017, Cedar Fort)

Many Congrats, Sarah. Your story of your story is inspiring.

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#2 - January 11, 2017, 04:07 AM

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Wow, Sarah, huge congratulations!! Enjoy!
#3 - January 11, 2017, 04:19 AM
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Congratulations Sarah!!! And I hope you get to hold your book in your hands very soon.
#4 - January 11, 2017, 04:44 AM
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 :stars3 Congratulations, Sarah! And best of luck to CROSSINGS!  :goodluck
#5 - January 11, 2017, 05:42 AM
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Hooray Sarah! So happy for you!  :running :yay :star2
#6 - January 11, 2017, 06:18 AM

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Sarah, what an inspiring journey you've had. I'm so glad to see your hard work and creativity come to fruition! :love5

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#7 - January 11, 2017, 06:22 AM
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Big congrats, Sarah! I hope you receive your box of books very soon so you can hug them and sniff them and otherwise enjoy the benefits of being an AUTHOR!  :yay   :running   :stars3
#8 - January 11, 2017, 08:26 AM
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 :stars3 Wonderful news, Sarah!! I'm so happy for you.  :flowers2 Congratulations to you and to CROSSINGS! Thank you for sharing a bit of your writing /publishing journey with us. Hope you get to hold those books in your very own hands soon!

Best wishes!
#9 - January 11, 2017, 09:18 AM

Thank you for celebrating with me. :)
#10 - January 12, 2017, 02:26 AM
Sarah Blake Johnson, MFA
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Crossings (2017, Cedar Fort)

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