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Humpty Dumpty accepted my short fiction as the Build-a-Book story for their March/April 2016 issue. I'm so excited! It is my first sale to Humpty Dumpty. I had sent this manuscript to them over a year ago. It was very much worth the wait!
#1 - December 14, 2015, 03:47 PM
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Way to go, Starfish! Congratulations!
#2 - December 14, 2015, 04:04 PM
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Congratulations!
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Awesome!!! Congrats!
#4 - December 14, 2015, 04:16 PM
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 :congratulations  Wonderful news!!    :stars3
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#5 - December 14, 2015, 04:20 PM
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Huge congratulations to you, Starfish!  :drumroll I'm so happy for you.
#6 - December 14, 2015, 04:24 PM

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Congrats, Starfish! :yay
#7 - December 14, 2015, 04:26 PM

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Congrats on the happy ending! Can you share what a Build-a-Book story is?

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#8 - December 14, 2015, 04:47 PM
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Congratulations Starfish!!!! How fun ... definitely worth the wait!
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#9 - December 14, 2015, 05:03 PM
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Hurray!! I'll be able to read it- my library subscribes to Humpty Dumpty. I'll be looking for it come spring.
#11 - December 14, 2015, 06:20 PM

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#12 - December 15, 2015, 04:50 AM
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 :congratulations Congrats, Starfish!!
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Cool! Congratulations!!  :stars3
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Thank you so much  everyone! Della, a Build-a-Book is a mini-story between 70-125 words (per their website currently); the reader can cut on dotted lines to make it into a mini-book.
#15 - December 15, 2015, 06:00 AM
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Is the Build-a-Book story supposed to be written at a low reading level so kids can read it themselves, or does it matter?
#16 - December 15, 2015, 12:18 PM

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Thanks for explanation, Starfish. I found this link that shows an example:

https://watsonillo.wordpress.com/2013/12/04/build-a-book-illustrations-for-humpty-dumpty-cute/

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#17 - December 15, 2015, 01:52 PM
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WOW! Thank you for the link, Della!
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That's a good example from what I've seen, Della.

Ev, Their guidelines don't say but I assumed it should be geared to early readers. I kept my sentences short with early reader vocabulary. 8 page mini-books with the first page as the title page (from what I've seen. I could be wrong but that's what I did.)

My story was originally being considered for the November/December 2015 issue but it ended up not working well with that issue. I'm so glad it fit the spring issue though!
#19 - December 15, 2015, 03:56 PM
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AND  :congratulations to you Starfish!!!!  :wow
#20 - December 15, 2015, 04:07 PM

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Thanks for the extra info, Starfish, and for the link, Della.
#21 - December 15, 2015, 06:48 PM

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 :yay Congratulations, Starfish! I had a Build-a-Book published there in July 2014. It's a fun concept.
#22 - December 16, 2015, 07:21 PM
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#23 - December 16, 2015, 09:47 PM

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Congratulations!
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Thank you all! I remember, Guy - I learned about the Build-a-Book from you! :)
#25 - December 17, 2015, 07:39 AM
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