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At the moment, the manuscript consists of 80 poems, though we still have to go through the process of editing--so we'll see what happens. Since I just sent in the signed contract this morning, all "facts" in this post are "tentative" and "subject to change."
For instance, I have a "tentative" pub date of September 1, which would be perfect if it were to hold.
This post is basically a "can't keep it to myself" announcement that I hope will help get the word and excitement out to everyone who has been so supportive of me through my poetic journey. I. Am. Excited.
(Just ask Tammy.)
Anyway, I'm already buzzing with ideas to help this collection be as successful as it can be, and I'd welcome any help with that. If you know of places that review debut poetry collections, I'd love to know about them. If you know of blogs that interview poets, please share. If you know venues that support readings, let me know. In fact, if you have venues nearby AND a spare couch that you wouldn't mind having a tired poet crash on, I'd love to hear from you too.
Am poet. Will travel. After pub date.
I've got a pub date!
Did I mention I'm excited?!?
So yeah, carry on. If you can help out, please comment below or send me an e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org. Or message me on Facebook. Or Twitter. Whatever works best for you.
Yeaaaaahhhhh!!!! (Sorry had one last bit of excitement there.)
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