Monday, 24 March 2014

A.B.N.A

My romance novel, A Year and a Day is through to the second round of the Amazon Breakthrough Novel Award. (Apologies if you've already heard, but I'm rather chuffed about this and couldn't keep quiet)

Any kind of good news, acceptance or success always spurs me on to send out more work and try other competitions. I think I'll look out for something to sent to The Fiction Desk. They pay £20 - £30 for accepted stories.

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  1. Hi Patsy .. that's brilliant news .. so pleased for you ... and then we're off again towards the next hurdle and winning post .. that is such good news. I'll rooting for you .. cheers Hilary

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    1. Thanks, Hilary. Don't expect to go further, but at least I have a chance.

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  2. Wonderful news, congratulations. These things certainly do spur us on, good luck with the next round.

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  3. Congratulations, Patsy. Fingers crossed for you.

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  4. That is fantastic news, Patsy - well done and well deserved x

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  5. That's excellent news, Patsy - good luck!

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  6. Congratulations, Patsy, and good luck with the next stage! Thanks for the info about 'The Fiction Desk'.

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  7. Well done you!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Fabulous news - GOOD LUCK!! Take care
    x

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    1. I wouldn't go that far, Alex. 3rd round would be awesome!

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  9. Well done, Patsy! Fingers crossed for the next round.

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  10. Congrats - and you're perfectly entitled to shout about it!

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  11. That's very exciting, Patsy and you have every right to shout about it all you like - I would.

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    1. Thanks, Wendy. I think it's important to celebrate any kind of success.

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  12. You should be chuffed! Well done, Patsy.

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  13. That's fantastic news, Patsy! Congratulations! :)

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  14. Congratulations, Patsy, and good luck for the next stage. I feel the same about any good news on the writing front, it does encourage you to get more stuff out there.

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  15. Well done Patsy, that's excellent news! Good luck for the next stage, and thanks for the link to The Fiction Desk :)

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  16. How exciting - how many rounds to go? ~Good luck.

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    1. Several, Lizy. Loads get knocked out in the next stage so I'll need all the luck I can get.

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  17. As a colonist, I was not sure what you meant by "chuffed." Now that I know, congrats!

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  18. Congrats, Patsy. Keep up the good work.

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  19. Great job Patsy! Congrats and wish you good luck!! :)

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