Are you breathing? Are you breathing?? I'm not breathing. I can't move. I can't even blink. I can't believe it. Out of over 16,100 applicants only 24 writers were selected!
AND I'M ONE OF THEM!!!
I have found out the news 2 days ago but couldn't share. I was dying to share, dying! And finally I can! Here is the official press release from Amtrak about it. And here is another blog post I have written about being selected as one of the 115 semi-finalists (including the full text of my application, for those of you curious), at which point I thought, Ah, whatever, I'll never win. I was supposed to send in a sample of my writing for the second round, so I have sent the opening of ROSEHEAD. Did that do the trick? I don't know. No clue. Maybe I will never find out. But what I do know is this.
I will start on a new novel while on a train.
I have a title already.Read More