My Debut Novel Has Sold in a 2-Book Deal!

Wow. It is so crazy to finally write those words!

For those of you who have been following me since the beginning (I recently looked back and discovered that I’ve been writing this blog for 8 years!), you’ve seen me through so much. I started this blog back when I really didn’t know much about writing and absolutely nothing about publishing and I think it might be one of the best decisions I ever made. Blogging and connecting with other writers on social media has been my education–a hands-on degree, if you will–and often times, it was the only thing that kept me hanging on through the ups and downs of this journey.

Over two years ago, I shared the news that I had signed with an agent but from there, the work only got harder–the highs higher, the lows lower. There were several rounds of revisions, some really close calls, lots of rejections, talks about what we would do if the book didn’t sell, and then…

My Dreams Came True

One Friday afternoon a couple of months ago, I got the call from my agent saying we had sold my debut novel, along with my next book, to an absolute dream publisher!! I cried, I shrieked a little, I may have told my sweet agent to Shut! Up! once or twice. These last couple of months have been a dream come true, and then some, and then some more, which is why it’s taken me so long to share this news with you and why it’s still only half the news.

I don’t yet have the green light to give you the details of who I will be working with because they are in the works of making a big announcement themselves, but it means the world to me to be able to share this milestone with you now. Suffice to say, something very exciting is happening and I am speechless about getting to be a part of it. I should be able to give you all the details sometime in the next couple of months, but in the meantime, I am beyond thrilled to announce that my debut women’s fiction novel, Letting Go of You, will be released in the summer of next year and will be available in book stores everywhere! I will be taking you along each step along the way, as I always have, and I can’t wait!

Thank you a million times for always being supportive and encouraging–I can’t tell you how much it means to me, truly.

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Here we go…on to the next chapter!

I am an author and a writing business teacher. I am also a mother of two, a wife, a businesswoman, a nature-lover, and a wannabe yogi. My debut women's fiction novel, PERFECTLY UNDONE, will be released on October 3, 2017. Here, I blog about my journey in publication in the hopes of inspiring others to follow their own dreams.

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Comments (9)

    1. Lol! Yes, there’s definitely a lot to smile about. Thanks, Robyn!!

  1. I’m so super excited for you and I can’t wait to be even more excited when you announce who! And dates! YAY!!!

    1. Thanks, Tasha! You’ve been such an inspiration to me, and a “sister in arms”! I will share more ASAP!

    1. Thanks, Theresa!! You will be one of the first to know!

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