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My NaNoWriMo Book (The Eldermaid) is Out!
« on: January 05, 2015, 12:01:37 pm »
Hello friends,

Sorry I haven't been around much. My family's been dealing with some major health issues and I've been trying to focus on my writing (which is hard because my eyes still suck), but I FINALLY published my NaNoWriMo novel via CreateSpace and on Kindle (it's only been three years).

I describe it as "coming-of-age tale about friendship, political wrangling, religion, absent deities, strange spirit companions, and badass queer ladies."

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Re: My NaNoWriMo Book (The Eldermaid) is Out!
« Reply #1 on: January 05, 2015, 12:28:41 pm »
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Hello friends,

Sorry I haven't been around much. My family's been dealing with some major health issues and I've been trying to focus on my writing (which is hard because my eyes still suck), but I FINALLY published my NaNoWriMo novel via CreateSpace and on Kindle (it's only been three years).

I describe it as "coming-of-age tale about friendship, political wrangling, religion, absent deities, strange spirit companions, and badass queer ladies."

Paperback
Kindle

 
Congrats! Your book sounds awesome!
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Re: My NaNoWriMo Book (The Eldermaid) is Out!
« Reply #2 on: January 05, 2015, 01:25:41 pm »
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Hello friends,

Sorry I haven't been around much. My family's been dealing with some major health issues and I've been trying to focus on my writing (which is hard because my eyes still suck), but I FINALLY published my NaNoWriMo novel via CreateSpace and on Kindle (it's only been three years).

I describe it as "coming-of-age tale about friendship, political wrangling, religion, absent deities, strange spirit companions, and badass queer ladies."

Paperback
Kindle

 
Conga rats!  I'll be picking up a copy!
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Re: My NaNoWriMo Book (The Eldermaid) is Out!
« Reply #3 on: January 05, 2015, 03:36:08 pm »
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Conga rats!  I'll be picking up a copy!

 
There's going to be a bit of a delay unfortunately because I needed to change one thing and Amazon is like "Now you have to start the review process over," which is a pain in the ass.

So it might take a couple days for me to fix everything.

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Re: My NaNoWriMo Book (The Eldermaid) is Out!
« Reply #4 on: January 05, 2015, 09:41:39 pm »
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There's going to be a bit of a delay unfortunately because I needed to change one thing and Amazon is like "Now you have to start the review process over," which is a pain in the ass.

So it might take a couple days for me to fix everything.


OMG I so totally hear you. Getting things with my book into the best shape possible for CreateSpace was, shall we say, a challenge. (Esp. when UPS kept botching the delivery dates for the proofs!)

Congrats, Lokabrenna, and I'll be picking this up to check it out.
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Re: My NaNoWriMo Book (The Eldermaid) is Out!
« Reply #5 on: January 05, 2015, 10:59:40 pm »
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Hello friends,

Sorry I haven't been around much. My family's been dealing with some major health issues and I've been trying to focus on my writing (which is hard because my eyes still suck), but I FINALLY published my NaNoWriMo novel via CreateSpace and on Kindle (it's only been three years).

 
Conga Rats!


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Re: My NaNoWriMo Book (The Eldermaid) is Out!
« Reply #6 on: January 06, 2015, 01:05:19 am »
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I FINALLY published my NaNoWriMo novel via CreateSpace and on Kindle  

Congratulations! It looks really interesting.

I just downloaded the sample so I'll remember to buy the ebook after payday.   But I have to finish Altair's book before I start this one.  ;-)
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Re: My NaNoWriMo Book (The Eldermaid) is Out!
« Reply #7 on: January 06, 2015, 08:46:55 am »
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There's going to be a bit of a delay unfortunately because I needed to change one thing and Amazon is like "Now you have to start the review process over," which is a pain in the ass.

So it might take a couple days for me to fix everything.

 
I'm just replying to this to say that my book is back up and it's hopefully going to stay that way until I notice something else that's wrong with it. (Next book I am hiring a team of proofreaders cause I can't deal with this crap.)

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Re: My NaNoWriMo Book (The Eldermaid) is Out!
« Reply #8 on: January 06, 2015, 10:29:45 am »
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(Next book I am hiring a team of proofreaders cause I can't deal with this crap.)


You and me both. There are at least 2 incredibly minor errors that slipped through in my book (and I proofread professionally!), but they bug the shit out of me.

I just bought The Eldermaid for my Kindle app on my iPhone. I have to finish Morag's Bellica first, but then you're next.
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The fifth song binds our fate to silence / and bids us live each moment well / The sixth unleashes rage and violence / The seventh song has truth to tell
The last song echoes through the ages / to ask its question all night long / And close the circle on these pages / These, the metamythos songs

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Re: My NaNoWriMo Book (The Eldermaid) is Out!
« Reply #9 on: January 11, 2015, 01:45:25 am »
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Congrats Lokabrenna! That's awesome! :D

And I hope things ease up for you and yours soon. {{{{{Lokabrenna}}}}}
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Re: My NaNoWriMo Book (The Eldermaid) is Out!
« Reply #10 on: January 11, 2015, 02:22:03 am »
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I just bought The Eldermaid for my Kindle app on my iPhone. I have to finish Morag's Bellica first, but then you're next.

Thanks for reminding me about Bellica! I'd intended to buy that one when I could, but forgot. Just bought it along with The Eldermaid.

So now I have 3 TC books to read. :-D I'm a little more that halfway through Songs of the Metamythos and loving it!
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