Wednesday, 4 February 2015

Shit Just Got Real

As I wrote in an earlier post, my first solo novel will be released by Totally Bound on February 20th. Although I had received the cover, blurb and other promotional material from the publisher, the idea of actually being published remained abstract in my mind. As of today I can no longer deny the reality of it though. A quick visit to Totally Bounds’ ‘coming soon’ page showed me the following:

(Yes, that's me third row from the bottom on the left)

Excited doesn’t begin to describe it; there is quite a bit of ‘scared’ mixed in with the feeling.


As if that wasn’t enough excitement for one day I also received an email informing me that print copies of Little Rainbows will be released on March 20th, the same date on which the e-book will go on general release. Given that I hadn’t realised the book would be available in anything besides e-book format you can imagine the squealing sounds reverberating through my house this morning. I guess it betrays my age, but I’m not ashamed to say that print copies made the whole idea of being a published author that much more real for me. 

5 comments:

  1. Van Harte! Je hebt alle reden om te juichen en te dansen: je eigen boek straks in de boekenkast!

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    1. Dank je, Yvonne. Dat kwam als een complete verrassing maar ik kan niet wachten tot ik een echt boek met mijn naam op de omslag in m'n handed heb.

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  2. I agree. As silly as it is. Print copies somehow make it more real.

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    1. They do, don't they? You should have heard me this morning :)

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