Friday, September 20, 2013


Hello Blogger Pals! 

Just a quick update to say I am indeed alive and well. 

I'm almost to the Finish Line! I'm in the very last editing stage (which means: I will not allow myself to read through my manuscript again!) 

A wonderful writer-friend is helping me with my cover and formatting, so everything will be ready to submit to soon as I'm finished with my part!

SO, hopefully, the next time I write a blog post, it will be because I have the news to say, "I've received my printed copies of From Pigtails to Chin Hairs: A Memoir & More." (♫♪ What a day that will be! Happy dance, Happy dance, and maybe a glass of wine...or two! ♫♪)

Please keep sending your well wishes and happy thoughts my way. I feel them encouraging me on my blissful, long & winding, and many times ziggy-zaggy path to publication. 

P.S. I didn't hear back from the New York agency, but I'm really fine about that. I didn't have any great expectations! It was an awesome experience and I'm so glad I had the opportunity to submit my memoir to them. 

"Becky, you haven't been the same since that crowbar fell on your head." -- my mother


  1. Good for you, Miss B. Nothing like seeing the light at the end of the tunnel!

  2. Wishing you good luck and we are very excited for you. It will be great when you have them in copy in your hands. Our fingers are crossed for a smooth process. Have a fabulous Friday.
    Best wishes Molly

  3. That's exciting news, Becky. Can't wait to see your book. BTW, loved the quote from your mom...too funny!

    Critter Alley

  4. Oh how wonderful that you are seeing the light at the end of the tunnel. Cheering you on! GO BECKY GO!

  5. Wonderful news Becky!! Good luck!

  6. I'm so happy for you! I can read the excitement in your words! You're the BEST my friend! Best of luck!

  7. It sounds like your Mom can explain a lot. Ha.
    I'm so excited for you Becky. I feel like I've travelled with you on your long journery to publish. Yet, I know I have no idea how much work this has been. Keep on. Keep on Becky. The finish line is in view!!!!!

  8. Woo Hoo!!!! And you know I want an autographed copy don't you? I am doing a very big happy dance here.

  9. Congratulations, Becky!!! I can't wait to read this!

  10. Yay, Becky! I can't wait to get a copy in my hands!

  11. You sound so happy! Such great news all the way around.

  12. Hurray! This one's been a long time in the making...


  13. I'm here... I'm reading... I'm following! love your stick-to-it-ness! Go Becky, go!!!

  14. Hey, chica! Thanks for your comment on my post. Eventually I will get back to where I was before the big f*****g change. It's hard coming from being the "go to" person to being the " outsider."




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