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9/22/09

Falling in...


So I'm sneaking in here. If I were a dog, my tail would be between my legs, because I was supposed to post last week. But my fall has been full of things to keep me busy in reality, keeping me away from my cyber-duties. In adddition to attending football and volleyball games every week, I've taken on some mentoring, some teaching at Gotham, and next week, a school visit trip to Indiana. It's easy to forget what I'm doing. But then there's always something to remind me why I do this. Yesterday, it was a package at the post office, containing the first copy of my new picture book, ( complete with a red bow from my editor) which I first signed the contract for in 2005. Wow, what a wait. But it has been so worth it, because I love the book and I think readers will too. Here's hoping you have a red ribbon day.

6 comments:

Christy said...

YAY! It looks adorable! I'm going to watch for it in the stores.

john said...

Congratulations, Stephanie. That actually seems fairly speedy for a picture book. I had a friend who had her book appear ten years after she signed the contract.

Edie said...

Congratulations on your "red ribbon" celebration, Stephanie! Take time to enjoy it, among your many other responsibilities.

Stephanie said...

I think it comes out in January, but maybe they'll put it out earlier. All my other picture books took just about 2 years or less, that's why this one seems so long:)

Diane Adams said...

Congratulations Stephanie. Can't wait to get it.

Lauren said...

What a great looking little book with a red bow! Congratulations Stephanie!