Monday, May 7, 2012

Holy Smokes!


See that title? That's what literary agent, Janet Reid, said about my entry in her latest flash fiction contest!

I am still in shock.

If you'd like, you can go here to read my story and all her top picks.

Still. In. Shock.

21 comments:

  1. Congratulations! What a great way to start the week. :)

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  2. Wow! Congratulations! It is a great story.

    (Holy Smokes!)

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  3. Dana - thank you! I thought the same thing - what a way to start a Monday! :)

    Elizabeth - thank you so much. And thanks for going and reading.

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  4. As I said on Janet's blog, the win was well-deserved. Your use of the words was unique, and your story was well-written--haunting, even. Congratulations once again! :)

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  5. Colin - thank you for your kind words and for taking the time to comment on Janet Reid's blog and over here. :)

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  6. Holy smokes is right! Janet Reid is a BIG fish. CONGRATS! :D

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  7. Annalisa - thank you!

    Emily - I know, right?! :) I still can't believe it.

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  8. that was incredible all right! i never win, but i love getting mentioned. i had a limerick all ready to go at 1 pm on friday and with all the crazy after school i forgot till sunday afternoon! argh!

    you go, madeline!

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  9. Tara - thanks! That's too bad about your limerick! I bet it would've been a contender. :)

    Jo - thank you!

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  10. That is so awesome! A complement from the Query Shark is a big accomplishment!

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  11. Congrats! And have more confidence in your talent lady! We do!

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  12. Wow, congratulations!! And, holy smokes is right! What a great story. Such an impact in so few words. Fantastic work!!

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  13. EmptyNester - my husband says the same thing regarding my confidence - or lack thereof. :)

    Julie - thank you! You know how I love a strict word limit. :)

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  14. Congratulations, Madeline! Well deserved attention for another memorable and heartbreaking story.

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  15. Way to go, Madeline! I'd have to agree: holy cow, what a story. See, there's a reason why I avoid laundromats...

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  16. Stina - thank you. And thanks for "following" us here at TSR. :)

    Milo - thanks! You only have to worry if you use name brand detergent and fabric softener. :)

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