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Thursday, February 28, 2013

March Roars aka SECRET THINGS!

Forged by Fate's cover art got 3 thumbs up from All Things Urban Fantasy on Wednesday! And it is coming out on Tuesday. TUESDAY! Ahhhhhhhhhh!!!!!!!!!!!

Yeah, I'm a little bit excited. In fact, I'm so excited about this coming Tuesday that I am posting on Monday with some exciting awesome THINGS which hopefully will make up for the fact that I am not posting properly this month.

But first, I have some OTHER important THINGS to share with you. Let us begin with some photography:


But wait, I hear you saying, this photo is familiar. Didn't you ALREADY post a picture of yourself signing things? Yes. Yes, I did. When I signed my contract for Forged by Fate, I did indeed immortalize it in the digital world with a picture. So what on earth could I possibly be signing now?! Well, there are two important points to this photograph which I'd like to emphasize now. With more photography.

FIRSTLY:


Yes, that is Zeus on my shirt, pitching lightning bolts from the clouds after deflecting a fish with his forehead. This may or may not be a clue as to which of my manuscripts was the impetus of this immortalized moment.

And SECOND:


Yes, that does say Folio Literary Management. And Retainer Agreement. And Michelle Brower. 

And yes, yes I did sign with an agent!

A wonderfully enthusiastic agent, in fact, who makes free with exclamation points the way I had always hoped one would!

This is just the beginning of the story -- and I promise you, there will be a full accounting of "how I got my agent" so definitely check back after Forged by Fate's release for all the details! For now, let me point you to a few new places where you will find me (and I hope you'll follow me!), because I'm embarking on a publication quest in a new genre with Michelle, and that means I get to be TWO authors moving forward. 

So, Friends and Followers, meet Amalia Carosella, my alter ego, who will be pursuing a traditional publishing career writing historical fiction! You'll find us on Twitter, Facebook, and over yonder at www.amaliacarosella.com

But don't despair -- Good to Begin Well isn't going anywhere, either! It will still be the same blog it's always been. I just hope you'll add Helen loves Theseus* to your blogrolls as well :)


So! There you have it! DEFINITELY WITHOUT A DOUBT check back on Monday, because you are going to want to know the DEETS surrounding Forged by Fate's party central, aka, this blog. I hope you'll all bear with me through the excess of author enthusiasm and we can reach the other side of this together, at which point, I promise you at LEAST a summary regarding King Gautrek. (So far this Norseman is definitely giving the Greeks a run for their money in the Explicitly Naked Hero department.)

Monday!!! Be here or Be Square!!

*This may or may not be another clue as to which manuscript finally catapulted me out of the trenches of the Query Wars.

16 comments:

  1. CONGRATULATIONS!

    Really, that can't be said enough. I KNOW this excitement is only just beginning of things for you!

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    1. Soon we will be fighting in the NEW trenches together!

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  2. Congrats! Such great news and very exciting. Cant wait for Monday. And I love Norse Gods and Greek Gods so cant wait for Monday!

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    1. Thanks!! and it sounds like Forged by Fate might be the book for you!! :)

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  3. AH! Congrats! Girl! Every time I turn around and sign online you have some exciting news! So happy for you!

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    1. Hahaha! after almost 4 years of drudgery without reward, it's about time, maybe :)

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  4. Yahoo! I am so beyond excited for you! Years of hard work are finally paying off--I sure hope you and the husband are celebrating like crazy!

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    1. We definitely broke out some of the good wine :)
      Thank you!!

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  5. AHHHH! WOOHOOO! CONGRATS! That is the BEST photo. :)

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    1. hahahaha. I KNOW. Zeus really makes all the difference.

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  6. You are on fire! CONGRATULATIONS!!!!

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