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Signed the book contract today!


Dec 13 2012, 9:24pm

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Signed the book contract today! Can't Post

For those of you who have been following the saga, I signed the contract today for "Carrot Field", the epic sff-f novel I have been working on since 1994, and which has gone through many adventures in the publishing world since then. The publisher is small but the terms are incredibly fair. The book will eventually be available in three formats: Ebook, Hardcover POD (print on demand), and Trade Paperback POD.

It's been a long, long, long, long road, but at last this story (which has been rewritten around 100 times) will be presented to the world. It has certainly made this a very special and extra Merry Christmas, that's for sure!

When the book is available, I will PM everyone who has expressed interest on these Forums.


Dec 13 2012, 10:14pm

Post #2 of 11 (90 views)
Congrats! [In reply to] Can't Post

What's "sff-f" mean? I'm guessing "science fiction" and "fantasy" account for three of the letters, but not sure of the last.

all we have to decide is what to do with the time that is given us...

Lily Fairbairn

Dec 13 2012, 10:16pm

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Good for you! Well done! // [In reply to] Can't Post



Dec 13 2012, 10:23pm

Post #4 of 11 (107 views)
Typo... [In reply to] Can't Post

SF-F (science-fiction/fantasy) :P

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Dec 13 2012, 11:35pm

Post #5 of 11 (131 views)
Congratulations! [In reply to] Can't Post

What a fantastic Chrismas present!

And you have joined a small but doughty group of TORn members who are also published authors. Best of wishes for the book as you send it into the public arena! Smile


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Dec 14 2012, 7:53am

Post #6 of 11 (78 views)
Well done [In reply to] Can't Post

That is great news. Smile


Dec 14 2012, 3:15pm

Post #7 of 11 (85 views)
That's awesome! [In reply to] Can't Post

Congratulations my friend! I just recently self-published mine as well so I know the feeling...somewhat. I didn't want to wait around on publisher. :-P

"Welcome to Novogard Where lands have been shattered from racial division. Where a powerful government has begun its encroachment onto unwilling societies. Where the magical and the technological collide." - Eric Elmoor and The Gauntlet of Godric

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Dec 14 2012, 8:19pm

Post #8 of 11 (54 views)
Congratulations, Malveth! / [In reply to] Can't Post


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Ethel Duath

Dec 14 2012, 11:20pm

Post #9 of 11 (54 views)
Many congratualtions! [In reply to] Can't Post

Please do let us know when it's available.SmileSmile


Dec 15 2012, 5:49pm

Post #10 of 11 (48 views)
Thanks Everyone... [In reply to] Can't Post

I will definitely let all interested parties know when the book is available!

Your support over the past two years (yes, it's been that long!) has been a real encouragement and deeply appreciated.

Aethelwyne Bolger

Dec 18 2012, 2:49am

Post #11 of 11 (141 views)
Wow, that's so awesome! [In reply to] Can't Post

Many congratulations to you! May it be a tremendous and well-loved success!Laugh

Aethelwyne Bolger. Because Bellawen Bolger and Arianna Greenleaf just aren't me!


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