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After a bit of a dry spell, I've had a good couple of months! I sold an action rhyme to Highlights High Five, a rhyming story to Clubhouse Jr, and a poem to Ladybug. This week I received my biggest royalty check yet for my beginning reader that came out over ten years ago...and best of all, I just signed a picture book contract for the Spork imprint of Clear Fork Publishing. The title is Beep! Beep! Special Delivery and here's the link if you want to learn more.
https://www.clearforkpublishing.com/coming-soon/beep-beep-special-delivery/

It feels so nice to share here with all of you who 'get it.'
Della  :love5
#1 - April 11, 2017, 04:49 PM
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Yup. Good news is great any time, but especially when you really seem to need it. Congrats!
#2 - April 11, 2017, 04:59 PM
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Wow! Della!!! That's a whole lot of good news!!! Why couldn't the universe spread it out? :congratulations
#3 - April 11, 2017, 05:29 PM
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:congratulations Della! It's always nice to see this kind of change.
#4 - April 11, 2017, 07:54 PM
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Hey, congratulations, Della!  :stars3
#5 - April 11, 2017, 07:57 PM
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 :wow Congratulations, Della!
#6 - April 11, 2017, 07:59 PM
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 :goldstar :yay :goldstar
#8 - April 11, 2017, 09:26 PM
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Sorry but that's not good news...that's TERRIFIC news! Congratulations.
#9 - April 12, 2017, 12:24 AM
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Yeah, for Della. Thanks for hanging in there!
#10 - April 12, 2017, 03:52 AM
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What a wave!  Congrats, Della!!

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#11 - April 12, 2017, 04:16 AM
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Way to hang in there, Della! Congratulations!!!
#12 - April 12, 2017, 04:40 AM
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Hooray all over the place!
#13 - April 12, 2017, 05:44 AM
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That is soooo much good news!!!  :running :running :running I am so happy for you, Della!  :yay  :yourock
#14 - April 12, 2017, 06:19 AM
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 :congratswave :fireworks :cheerleader

Much to celebrate! Hooray for you!
#15 - April 12, 2017, 06:20 AM
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Congratulations!! PBs with things that go beep beep is right up my alley! Can't wait to pick yours up!!  :goldstar
#16 - April 12, 2017, 06:21 AM
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Wow, Della, that's a lot of good news! I'm so happy to see how you persisted through a dry spell and came out the other end.

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#17 - April 12, 2017, 06:25 AM
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:wow Excellent news!!!
#18 - April 12, 2017, 07:02 AM
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Woohoo!  Congrats Spork Sister!
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 :yay  Congratulations!
#20 - April 12, 2017, 10:35 AM
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Great news!   :stars3
#21 - April 12, 2017, 10:37 AM
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Wow, Della, that's a lot of great news! Congratulations!!!
#22 - April 12, 2017, 11:33 AM

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Way to go, Della! You are rockin'!
#23 - April 12, 2017, 11:52 AM
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Congratulations, Della!!!! I'm happy for you AND inspired!!!

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#24 - April 12, 2017, 12:36 PM

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Here's to no more dryness. Let it pour!  :busstop
#25 - April 12, 2017, 01:34 PM
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:stars3 Huge congrats, Della!  :wow So much great news!!  :star2
And YAY--we're Clear Fork/Spork publisher sisters!   :hug
#26 - April 12, 2017, 02:59 PM
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That's amazing new Congrats Della   :yay
#27 - April 12, 2017, 03:14 PM
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Wow! What a windfall--finally! Go you!
#28 - April 12, 2017, 04:57 PM
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Congratulations on all your good news, Della!  :flowers2
#29 - April 12, 2017, 06:09 PM
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                             Happy Dancing with you, Della!
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#30 - April 12, 2017, 07:22 PM

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