Sunday, May 25, 2014

Some Happy News!


I think I will be forever awkward about announcing such things, but I am really happy that Portrait of a Girl Running received a finalist award in the 2014 Next Generation Indie Book Awards! I don’t know if it will have an impact on anything like sales or popularity, but I do get a Finalist Certificate, a medal, some gold award stickers, and my book will be listed as a Finalist in the 2014 Next Generation Indie Book Awards catalog which will be distributed at Book Expo America in New York this week. I won't be attending the awards ceremony in NYC, but I am grateful for the recognition.



14 comments:

  1. Hello there again!.. Long time no write or speak! So happy to hear of this honour! Well deserved!

    Perhaps the impact upon one's life is best measured by the internal joy and pleasure which only completion offers the creative mind! Money and other societally driven plaudits are temporal and fleeting at best. The creative heart... never forgets!

    Pen on JB! My heartiest congratulations and hopes for the the successes!

    Warmest regards,
    Bruce

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    1. Bruce! Hello! What a pleasure to see you again!

      As always, I appreciate your insights on creativity. I think I will forever struggle with personal gratification vs external validation. It becomes very challenging when I feel pressure to promote and market my books (as a 'serious and professional' writer)--too easy to focus on measuring up to those externals that undermine creativity.

      Thank you for your kind words and encouragement!

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  2. Congratulations, Bridget! What an honour! ~Craig

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    1. And it's a pleasure to share that honour with all those who helped me bring out the best in Girl Running--I am indebted to you, Craig. Thank you.

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  3. I've been wondering when your next book will be out. I certainly enjoyed the Girl Running duet.

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  4. Archie! This is a treat to see you over here! I'm really glad you enjoyed those two books--I should have another one for you sometime this summer. I'm shooting for July. Will keep you posted! :)

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  5. Congratulations, Bridget!! Wonderful news!

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    1. Thanks, Liza. I am kinda tickled about it. :)

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  6. you know what I think? ok, amazing,, yep. reckon? The OC

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    1. Yes, yes, Glenn, I do know what you think, lol. ;-) Thanks,,,

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    1. Bryan, Hello! and thanks for your support!

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  8. That is spectacular! You so deserve it--ENJOY the savor of success!

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    1. Thank you Anesa! I really am tickled about it! :-)

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