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Two nice things this week:

1. I sold a book to Sterling! It's a humorous PB. (Title being changed.)

2. My newest book, BEASTLY BABIES, is receiving great reviews, including a starred review from Booklist.

I'm grateful to still be in this unpredictable business.
#1 - June 17, 2015, 09:37 AM
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Wow, that's awesome news, Betsy. Congrats! :yay
#2 - June 17, 2015, 09:50 AM
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Better than nice, Ellen, those are two FANTASTIC bits of news!!  :yay :yay :yay

Congratulations!!  :hurrah
#3 - June 17, 2015, 09:58 AM

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Couldn't happen to a nicer person! Congratulations!
#5 - June 17, 2015, 10:23 AM
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 :yay
#6 - June 17, 2015, 10:42 AM
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Deserves a  :woo :woo :woo at the very least!
#7 - June 17, 2015, 10:55 AM
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Yay, Betsy! Congratulations on both counts!  :partytime :partytime
#8 - June 17, 2015, 11:29 AM
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:yay Awesomesauce!!!
#9 - June 17, 2015, 11:39 AM
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How very, very cool!!  :stars3
#10 - June 17, 2015, 11:45 AM
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Double YAY, Betsy! Can't wait to hear more about your book with Sterling.

 :yay :yay
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Yay!!!!!  :love5 :running
#12 - June 17, 2015, 12:16 PM
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Thanks, guys. I badly needed some good news. (Lots of illness in the family, plus other stuff.)

I'll tell you more about the Sterling book later.
#13 - June 17, 2015, 12:19 PM
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OCTOPUSES ONE TO TEN
THE MYSTERIOUS UNIVERSE
THE BALLAD OF BOOSTER BOGG
BEASTLY BABIES
TOOLING AROUND

Wonderful, wonderful news, Betsy!  :stars3
Can't wait to hear about your new book!
#14 - June 17, 2015, 12:33 PM
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#15 - June 17, 2015, 12:42 PM
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Go Betsy!!!

 :yay  :yay :yay

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#16 - June 17, 2015, 12:44 PM
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Great news, Betsy!!!!!

:yay

and

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#17 - June 17, 2015, 12:48 PM
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Yay, Betsy!! :congratulations I'm so happy for you. I always love hearing your good news.  :running  I hope there'll be even more to come.
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Congratulations, Ellen!  A book sale plus great reviews--just wonderful to hear!
#19 - June 17, 2015, 01:44 PM
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These two nice things are the best news I've heard all day! Congratulations Ellen!!! Amidst all the illness and other stuff, this is such a boost.

 :flowers2 and :icecream for you. Keep  :writing3 your wonderful stories! I can't wait to hear what the humorous book is about.

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#20 - June 17, 2015, 01:55 PM
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Major Congrats!   :yourock
#21 - June 17, 2015, 03:06 PM


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Thanks so much for being happy for me!

I'm hoping all of you have good publishing news to share in the near future.
#23 - June 17, 2015, 05:17 PM
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Yay, Betsy! So happy for you!  :love5

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#25 - June 17, 2015, 05:32 PM
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Fantastic new, Betsy. I'm so glad to hear it.
#26 - June 17, 2015, 06:31 PM
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Congratulations, Ellen!  :yourock
#27 - June 17, 2015, 06:34 PM
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VERY good news!
#28 - June 17, 2015, 06:38 PM
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Wonderful news, Ellen! Unpredictable, yes. But also very gratifying!  :yourock
#29 - June 17, 2015, 06:53 PM

A double dose of good news!  Congrats!
#30 - June 17, 2015, 06:58 PM
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