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Received the editor's email this morning.  :stars3

When he mentioned, "Yours is a very lovely story but somewhat quiet for young readers ...," I laughed.

Yep, "somewhat quiet" -- totally my style. 

Grateful that X'mas came early for me. I'm passing on the cheers for story acceptance to all my dear fellow writers here.  :snowman3
#1 - December 08, 2017, 12:41 AM
Writing & Illustrating Quietly Bold Kidlit

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Yayyyyy!!!  Been trying to break in there for years, so I know it must be an awesome feeling.
Love how they accepted it despite that "but."  Love that they're open to "somewhat quiet" stories.
Wishing you much more success in future!

Tzivia
#2 - December 08, 2017, 03:31 AM

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:congratulations Claudine!!! Kids need quiet stories too, so :yay
#3 - December 08, 2017, 05:53 AM
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Congratulations!  What wonderful news for the holiday season.
#4 - December 08, 2017, 06:06 AM

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 :yay Claudine! What a welcome early Christmas gift! Congratulations to you!!
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Congratulations, Claudine! That's wonderful. :)
#6 - December 08, 2017, 07:05 AM

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Woo hoo!!!!!!!

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#7 - December 08, 2017, 09:42 AM

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Congratulations, Claudine!!
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Congrats, Claudine! Cricket is a big accomplishment.
#9 - December 08, 2017, 12:26 PM
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#10 - December 08, 2017, 06:08 PM

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#11 - December 09, 2017, 03:17 AM
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Congratulations! Quiet stories sound great to me.  :flowers2
#12 - December 09, 2017, 07:04 AM
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Thank you, all!  Cricket is my peak-of-the-mountain dream when it comes to children's magazines.
#13 - December 09, 2017, 07:47 PM
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You go, girl! 
#14 - December 09, 2017, 11:06 PM
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Congratulations on your big accomplishment, Claudine.  :flowers2
#16 - December 10, 2017, 10:57 AM
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They publish wonderful magazines! Congratulations! 

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#17 - December 10, 2017, 02:48 PM
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 :cheerleader :cricket :cheerleader :cricket :cheerleader Congratulations, Claudine!
#18 - December 10, 2017, 04:15 PM
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