The Latest News in the Life of Aspiring Author, Pepper D. Basham
Updated – October 13, 2010
Lots of rejections this year – but…I’m on God-time, so I’ll just take whatever He wants to give
Just got news in mid-September that my contemp romance won the Inspirational Category of the TARA.
Attended ACFW on Sept 17-20. FABULOUS time and met the SEEKERS and Cathy Marie Hake – plus so many more. Revell & Barbour asked for proposals for my contemp romance
Strang asked for a full for my Speculative Fiction
Bethany House asked for full for my Historical Fiction
VERY, VERY busy!!
Updated – October 28, 2009
My contemporary novel It Had To Be You was sent to the the editors who had asked for a full on October 10th. Woohoo.
My WWI one-pager, The Thornbearer has found interest with four editors. So…next on my writing agenda is to get that novel ready for proposal.
MomSense Magazine, an affiliate of MOPS International & Christianity Today, is going to publish my article Start Talking 101 in their January/Feb edition. My FIRST paid writing job. Yeah!
Updated – September 19, 2009
My short story, Second Impressions, was published in Regency Author Linore Rose Burkard’s ezine last week.
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Moody Press asked for the full-manuscript of It Had to Be You – so I’m plugging along with revisions. I think I’m going to change the title to Love Is Here To Stay.
Updated – August 15, 2009
- Kregel Publishing asked for my full manuscript of my Romantic Comedy It Had to Be You on August 1, 2009
- I submitted It Had to Be You to The Golden Rose Writer’s Contest on August 7, 2009
- Two months ago, I sent my Juvenile Fantasy series The Book of Beginnings to AMG Publishers
- On May 21, 2009 It Had to Be You won The Award of Excellence in Christian Literature at the Blue Ridge Mountains Christian Writers’ Conference