Who’s Getting Published?


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I AM!

That’s right! My short story, Princess for Hire has been accepted by new Canadian ePublisher MuseItUp Publishing. It will be coming out in May 2011!

The Blurb:
After winning his kingdom in a legendary poker game twenty years ago, Princess Mina’s father loses the kingdom just as easily. Now alone and penniless, Mina must rely on her sword to support them both.

When the princess-turned-mercenary is offered a contract to save a prince that will pay enough to keep her father laid up in luxury for yet another year, she and her business partner snap up the deal. Dragons and all.

But when she’s faced with a seedy mage and a prince who doesn’t want any woman to rescue him, Mina quickly learns the so-far-unseen dragon is the least of her worries.

Princess was one of the first short stories I ever wrote (I did it on a challenge from one of my crit partners). I’m much more a novel length writer, but I thought I’d take a stab. And I liked how it turned out. But, the story is a bit quirky, so I’m very excited that it found a home with MuseItUp! Since they’re so new, their bookstore doesn’t open until October, but they’ve got some great stories lined up!

I’m due to get my first round of edits this week. *Squee* I know, I must be the only person to be excited about edits, but even if I’m sick of the story by the time it’s published, it will always be my first published story.

Can’t get much better than that!

9 Comments

  1. Yay, congrats! It sounds like a really fun story. 🙂

  2. Congratulations! Sounds like an interesting story.

  3. I love that only a few people will get the in-joke with a certain name. Congrats hun!

  4. You're welcome :p

  5. New follower here — hello! Huge congrats on publishing your short story !!! I look forward to reading it.

    I write short fiction too, but am in the throes of attempting my first novel. Quite a different process!

    Happy to meet you and I look forward to my next visit 🙂

  6. Princess is such a cute store. Glad it finally found a home! I still love the blurb. O:-D

  7. Thanks everyone! I can't wait for you all to read it – wish it was coming out now 🙂 Maybe once it gets closer I'll be able to post a teaser!

    HA! Krista – you're never going to let me forget it are you???

    Welcome Nicole! Glad to have you aboard 🙂 Keep us posted on how the novel is going!

    Mandy – you'd better love the blurb! You helped write it!

  8. WTG Jamie! What excitement. Enjoy the edits!..:)

  9. Congratulations! That's so exciting!