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I Was Left To My Own Devices

Tuesday, February 04, 2014

Do you recall the last time I blogged?

I do.

I mentioned I was going to write a story for NaNoWriMo.

I did. I completed it (over 50,000 words).

I submitted it for a competition.

I received word this afternoon that I won the competition.

I have just sent the signed contract to the publisher, Riverdale Avenue Books.

This is the top of the contract.

Yeah, I'm really doing it.

Untrustworthy is a science fiction story about a society that slowly, inexorably, begins to lose its freedom and experience its own version of a holocaust. It is a tragedy, an LGBT allegory, and a love story, played out against an alien backdrop.

Thank you to everyone who believed in me.

Thank you.

Member Comments About This Blog Post:

    Oh Man is this ever the best news. Congrats Jes. I am guessing how it feels right now and I think you deserve every delicious minute.

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CAROLISCIOUS 2/6/2014 9:09PM

    OhEmGee! So exciting! I'm so happy to see something good happen to Mr. and Mrs. J. Your parents must be elated!

Big. Big, BIG congratulations!!!


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FIT_TERI 2/5/2014 8:33PM

    wow, that's terrific news!! Congratulations to you!!! I am very happy for you!!!

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PHEBESS 2/5/2014 8:07PM

    YAAAAAAAAAAY!!!!!!!!! Mazel tov!!!!! Congratulations!!!!!!

and how exciting!!!!!!!

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CHERN009 2/5/2014 7:20PM

    emoticon emoticon emoticon I am so happy for your accomplishment!

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This is awesome news, way to go! Can't wait until it comes out and I can pick up a copy!

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NANCYPAT1 2/5/2014 11:31AM

    Congratulations - that is a wonderful accomplishment.

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ADARKARA 2/5/2014 11:15AM

    AWESOME!!!! Way to GO!

I so freakin' love that song btw.

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CHEETARA79 2/5/2014 11:00AM

    Very nice! Congratulations!!!

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MADEIT3 2/5/2014 9:48AM

    Congratulations!! You're about to live the dream!

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EDDYMEESE 2/5/2014 12:50AM

    Oh my gosh, how amazing!!!! Congratulations!!!!!

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DMPRIDER 2/4/2014 11:08PM

    Oh wow, that is so awesome! Congratulations!!!! You are such a good writer, that you winning doesn't surprise me, but still, it's a wonderful accomplishment. Congrats again.
PS I love that song. Did you see them when they were on SNL a couple of weeks ago?

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DDOORN 2/4/2014 10:33PM

    Oh yeah BABY! Just KNEW you were gonna score! Quadruple Mega Woo Hoo!!


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IDICEM 2/4/2014 10:24PM

    Congratulations! Be sure to celebrate! emoticon

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