Amber Skye Forbes

Writing Words With the Tips of My Toes

This Is My Surprise: I Have A Publisher!

I seriously feel like The Dancing Writer now.

I seriously feel like The Dancing Writer now.

Stars, do you remember when I said I wanted to self-publish? Well, I found AEC Stellar through Shannon Thompson, and all they required was a blurb. I already had a solid blurb down thanks to the help of Nazarea Andrews. So I subbed my blurb, and within the hour AEC Stellar’s Raymond Vogel got back to me and requested a synopsis and part of the book. I worked an entire day on the synopsis, as I’d never done one. The editor for The Corner Club Press, Mariah Wilson, helped me whip it into shape, and off I sent it with part of the book.

The next day, I heard back and had been accepted! What’s interesting about this company is they do an assessment of the book, basically grading it as a teacher would. My partial received a 92.2%, which is really good, considering I’ve never had professional eyes look at it.

In fact, I just talked to Raymond Vogel today who said it’s in really good shape for having only been edited by me–and I had Mariah Wilson beta read it just for content, but she didn’t have much to say.

We’re hoping for a late summer release, but this is contingent on the editing involved in the process. I’ll explain in another post what prompted this sudden decision.

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6 comments on “This Is My Surprise: I Have A Publisher!

  1. Charles Yallowitz
    April 23, 2013

    Congratulations!

  2. Beth
    April 24, 2013

    Congratulations. Thanks for stopping by my blog and commenting. See? I may have a pretty writing space, but you have a publisher! And I find that awesome.

    • amberskyef
      April 24, 2013

      Pretty writing spaces are still a plus! πŸ˜›

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  4. Ky Grabowski
    June 7, 2013

    Awh πŸ˜€ I can’t believe I missed this post! I’m super duper happy for you :D:D I can’t wait to read it!!!!

    • amberskyef
      June 8, 2013

      It’s such an old one, lol. But thanks! πŸ˜€ I can’t wait to get the ball rolling for it.

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