Tuesday, July 15, 2008

It's Happening!

**If you live in New York, Massechusetts, Pennsylvania or New Jersey and you didn't see yesterday's post please take a moment to read it now. Thanks!**

I stayed up way too late last night. But it was for a good cause, and I just couldn't go to bed.
I met with my book designer this morning to give her my manuscript for Finding Joy, so she can work her magic and turn it into a book. Which means, last night I had to give it one more read-through. I wanted to make sure everything was just right before turning it over. And, as any mom knows, it's hard to concentrate with little people around, so I didn't get much work done until everyone was in bed.
But I got it done, and now Suzette is doing her thing.
And my cover designer expects to have two book covers for me to look at any day now. I can't wait to see what he's come up with!
I have two endorsement statements and am waiting on one more.
The ISBN and Library of Congress Control Number are secure.
And I already know which printer I'm going to use - the same one who did Confessions. So as soon as Suzette has the lay-out done and I know how many pages the book will be, I'll be in contact with the printer.

Everything is coming together, and I am getting so excited. Many people have likened publishing a book to having a baby, and I fully agree with the analogy. This baby is growing and I can't wait until it's born!
I'm even thinking about a fun "birth announcement" to share with you. Stay tuned! *grin*

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10 comments:

annie said...

I'm so excited for you! You are AWESOME!!!

JanMary said...

I can imagine the great excitement and anticipation of the "new arrival" - hope the labour pains and stretch marks aren't too bad! (LOL)

luvmy4sons said...

How exciting. That is amazing! congratulations. It is my hubby's hope I write a book some day as well...I might need someone to show me the ropes!

Heather @ Desperately Seeking Sanity said...

I can't WAIT!!!!!

Jackie @ Our Moments Our Memories said...

Oh, how exiting! You'll have to keep us posted. :)

Gretchen said...

Very excited for you. Finding Joy is a perfect topic for today's woman--but it's timeless, as well.

ThreeGirlyGirls said...

I'm soooo excited for you!! I too have heard people say it's like giving birth to a baby!! So congrats!! Yay!!

Amanda said...

ummmm.... I still need to get irritable mother!! Congrats on coming so far and doing it for HIm.

Many blessings-
Amanda

Anonymous said...

This is fantastic! I know that you have put much work, prayer and time into your book. Yay! Oh this is Karen from Karen's Ramblings by the way. I am not blogging thesedays, but can be found on facebook under Karen D Frith.

Hope you are doing great :-)

realworldmartha said...

How terrific for you. I will have to get it.