Wednesday, March 21, 2012

Inspiration and Validation


Today, I’m over at SHELLEY SLY'S BLOG

where I discuss writing inspiration.

Please VISIT!


Also, the winner of My Life as a Misfit by Susan Oloier

is P.K. Hrezo!

Congratulations!


In other news, I, along with

Hart Johnson

Roland Yeomans

and (I think I missed her on my last list)

Connie Keller

made it to the quarter finals of ABNA!

From 10k to 2k to 500.


Happy spring!

Theresa xo


108 comments:

  1. As soon as I saw that shell, I thought of Shelley! :) And a big whoop to you, Hart, Connie and Roland!

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  2. Talli, her shell is pretty distinctive, eh? Thank you!

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  3. Hi Theresa .. been over and commented .. great post it was too.

    Congratulations to Roland and you all for making the ABNA quarter finals .. great news ..

    Have a wonderful rest of the week .. cheers Hilary

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  4. Hilary, how wonderful you can comment again. And thanks for the nice words and congrats. You have a wonderful rest of you week too. Cheers!

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  5. So so so so so so sooooooooooooooooo happy for you Theresa!!! Happy dance!! Happy Dance!! Yay!!! Take care
    x

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  6. Old Kitty, thanks for the happy dance! You take care too!

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  7. Ha, I just had to open the pdf to see your name in there.
    I'm delighted for you, congrats! : j

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    1. Alesa, thank you! I found out from someone else, which was easier than scanning the list in case my name wasn't there. I can enjoy this boost until 04/24.

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  8. Congratulations on the next round! That's fantastic.

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    1. LR, thanks! This is my third year trying. First year, I didn't make it past round 1. Last year, didn't make it past round 2. This year, I'm at round 3, so far. Progress.

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  9. I'm so so so happy for you!!! I read the news on someones blog this morning and smiled when I saw your names. Congrats on making it this far, that is a great accomplishment.

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    1. Miranda, thank you! After receiving rejections on this manuscript, it's nice to know there are people at ABNA who think it has merit.

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  10. Wow, Theresa, that is something!! Congrats to you and the other writers, what an achievement, have something bubbly to drink tonight:)

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    1. Brigid, thanks. I'll make sure to celebrate a little.

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  11. Intrigued ... hopping over there now. Congrats to the winners.

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  12. Theresa, thank you so much for doing a guest post on my blog! I am thrilled to have you over at my place.

    And a HUGE congratulations to you and the others!! :)

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    1. Shelley, I'm thrilled to be at your place after knowing you through the blogosphere all this time.

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  13. I saw that on Michael's blog - congratulations!

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    1. Alex, Michael has something at his blog? I'd better visit. Thanks!

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  14. BIg Congratulations on the quarter finals! Well done, a great start to spring, and so well deserved - onwards and upwards!

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    1. Words A Day, thank you so much and same to you!

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  15. A big hugh Congratulations Theresa.

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    1. Ann, thank you. It was a nice surprise. I was preparing myself...

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  16. Congratulations on making it to the quarter finals of ABNA!

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  17. wow, oh wow, that's so brilliant! Congratulations!!!!!!!!!
    (I bet you don't have that many exclamations in your manuscript hehe)

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  18. Lynda, I definitely don't have that many exclamations, but I appreciate them here. Thank you!!!!!!!

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  19. Way to go, Theresa, as I said on FB! I'm so excited for you. Just to have gotten this far is a great achievement that you'll have no matter what! Yay!

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    1. Carol, thank you. It's my third year trying with three different manuscripts. This is the furthest I've gotten.

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  20. Huge congrats... that is so awesome... well done.

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  21. Congrats, Theresa. I know one other person who made the YA list. Super impressive considering only 250 out of 5000 made it this far. Good luck with the rest of the contest. :D

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    1. Stina, thank you. Even if I don't get any further, it was such a boost.

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  22. Thank you for the shout-out, Theresa! I will head over and read your real blog now. teehee

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    1. Hart, yes, I am the elusive shell. (If you look at the comments in my last post, I think Shelley said she hadn't even been BORN until after the 1980s!)

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  23. Wow, congrats to all of you quarter finalists! That's fantastic. :)

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  24. I'm headed over. I could use a little inspiration and validation!

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  25. Congrats on ABNA!!! I didn't make it this round. So, back to my next project... Congrats, again, you're awesome!

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  26. Vicki, thanks! I'm sorry you didn't make it next round. Last year, I didn't either. I hope next time is the year for you.

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    1. J.L., thank you for the comment and visiting Shelley's blog.

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  28. Congrats P.K. I'll check out Shelley's blog now.

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  29. I'm heading over there right now, Theresa. Thanks for featuring my book. I hope P.K. enjoys it.

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    1. Susan, I was glad to do it. I'm going to read it soon.

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  30. You are kicking some ass at ABNA. Not surprised at all. I think you can win it.

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    1. Michael, thanks. You have enough confidence for the both of us. I'm trying not to hope too much, but this is further than I've ever gotten before.

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  31. Congratulations on making the quarter finals - really awesome achievement!

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  32. I saw your post on Shelley's blog yesterday and really enjoyed it! Congratulations on making it to the quarter finals, Theresa!!

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  33. Congratulations. Here's hoping you make it to the next round, too.

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  34. Liz, thanks! I'm trying not to get my hopes up. It's going down to 100.

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  35. I'm crossing everything for you, Theresa!

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  36. Sharon, thank you. I appreciate the crossing!

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  37. Congrats on ABNA, Theresa! I hope you make it to the next round.

    I'll check out the link.

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  38. Huge congratulations Theresa, good luck with the next stage :-)

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  39. Winners and a post on writing inspiration...great day!! Hopping over...

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  40. SA Larsen, got to take those great days when they come, right?

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  41. Congratulations, Theresa! I'm so happy for you. ~Victoria Marie Lees

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    1. Victoria, how nice to hear from you. Thank you!

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  42. I saw the ABNA thing on Roland's blog. Nice! Congratulations.

    - Eric

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  43. Congratulations!!! That is super awesome!!!

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  44. Congratulations! I am very excited for you.

    www.modernworld4.blogspot.com

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  45. Congratulations, Theresa! I was just visiting Roland's blog and saw that you and Hart had made it also! Kudos!

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  46. Teresa, thank you. And thanks for letting me know about Roland's blog. I'll have the post.

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  47. Congratulations on your wonderful news, Theresa! :)

    Many thanks for stopping by & commenting.

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  48. Super Earthling, thank you!

    I enjoyed your post.

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  49. Congratulations on making quarter finals! I'm so excited for you. Xx

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  50. I'm running behind but no surprise there. I left a comment on your guest post. Congratulations on the ABNA. You've been on fire lately!

    Lee
    The Dog Lived (and So Did I)
    Wrote By Rote
    An A to Z Co-host blog

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    1. Arlee, thanks for leaving a comment. I hope my fire keeps blazing!

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  51. I am so crazy-proud of you guys! You, Hart and Roland! Great writers, great bloggy friends... all is right w/the world! :o) Rock. ON!!! <3

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    1. LTM, thank you. I feel lucky, and I'm happy to be in such good company.

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  52. Looks like a lot of congratulations are in order!

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    1. Cleemckenzie, thanks! I'm going to enjoy the feeling until the next round.

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  53. Congratulations on making it to the quarter finals! I popped over to the other blog as well.

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  54. Congratulations on making to the quarter finals of ABNA. Just read your post on Shelley's blog.

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    1. Romance Book Haven, thanks for the congrats and visiting!

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  55. Congrats on ABNA, and I'm on my over to Shelley's...

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  56. Thank you, Susan. I appreciate the visits!

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  57. Congrats Theresa, this is fabulous!!! : D Gotta go check out Shelley's blog then : D

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  58. Clara, thanks! Hope you like the guest post!

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  59. Yay you!!!!!!!!!! Congrads pal. I am THRILLED for you.

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  60. Robyn, thanks. I've never made it this far. I'm trying to brace myself for a rejection in the next round.

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