Saturday, May 14, 2011

What's Up The Street For Next Week?

This is what the Alley Cats are doing this weekend!!!!!

Yup, that's right.

Snoopy Dancing.

BECAUSE...

An Alley Cat FINALED in the Genesis Contest!!!!!

We are SO PROUD of Pepper who finaled TWICE. Once in Contemporary Romance and AGAIN in the YA category.

You can send your congratulations to pepperbasham (at) yahoo (dot) com

AND THEN JOIN IN THE PARTY!!!!!!!!!!!!

What's up the street for next week... (besides extreme excitement)

Every writer creates art as a writer. Learn to recognize the talent God has given you with Angie on Monday

Our fiction has weak places, but it doesn't have to stay that way. Stop by on Tuesday to share with Julia on identifying and strenghtening the weak places in our fiction.

Grab those check list, Sarah has tip #7 for you to mark off this time with Point of View on Wednesday

Get Smart, Get Short or Go Home. Creating Succinct Sentences with Wendy on Thursday

Stop by Friday for Score a Well-Rounded Manuscript series, with techniques, including pacing, sentence structure, strong verbs and tone/themes with Cindy.

NewsStand...

The winner of the Art of Romance by Kaye Dacus is... Amanda!! (with many thanks to Kaye for offering the giveaway)

Stop by Pepper's blog post to share in her exciting Genesis News!!

Casey is posting today (Saturday!) at the Pentalk Community blog: Find Your Word Budget and STICK TO IT!

Sherrinda is giving away Breath of an Angel by Karyn Henley on her blog on Wednesday

Stop by Casey's blog for the chance to win Lorna Seilstad's A Great Catch

And MANY congratulations to ALL the Genesis Finalists!!!!!

22 comments:

Joanne Sher said...

WOOO to Pepper :D Was SO excited to see that.

This week sounds GOOD. WIll absolutely be back.

Keli Gwyn said...

Joining in the happy dance for Pepper. What wonderful news. I'll be one of those cheering when they read her name TWICE at the ACFW conference in St. Louis.

Hugs to those who didn't final. I hope you receive good scores and encouraging, helpful feedback.

Faye said...

Congrats Pepper!

Casey said...

Isn't this just the most EXCITING this EVER??? Keli, right there with you!! (hopefully in person!)

Jenn said...

Yay Pepper! Congratulations!

Ralene said...

*doing the happy monkey dance for Pepper*

Sounds like a fun week coming up, can't wait to read on.

Enjoy the rest of your weekend!

Sherrinda said...

I love happy dancing! Let the party begin!

Sarah Forgrave said...

Keli and Casey, I'll be right there with you cheering at ACFW! Woohoo! :) Let's see...four months away...I think I can make it. :)

MaryC said...

Hey Pepper. I'll be right there cheering for you. Honestly, I'm so honored to be in the category with you and Jessica that I'm looking forward to cheering you both on!

Krista Phillips said...

YEAH for Pepper and ALL the finalists!!!! WOOHOO!!!!

Pepper said...

Okay, Just coming back into town...where there is actually internet access...and WOW! OVERWHELMED is putting it lightly.
Thank you all so much! Case, you are awesome!

Pepper,
Genesis Finalist (because Casey told me so)

Pepper said...

Joanne,
Thanks so much!

Pepper said...

Keli,
You have been SUCH an encouragement! Thank you for your cheers - I look forward to seeing you again at ACFW!!

Pepper said...

Thanks, Faye

Pepper said...

Thanks, Jenn

Pepper said...

Ralene,
Monkey dance? Sounds like something that happens at my house FOR SURE!

Pepper said...

Sherrinda,
Here's hoping you're at ACFW too. You've been wonderful!

Pepper said...

Sarah,
We've actually met in PERSON! And now we'll get to TWICE!! :-)

Pepper said...

MaryC -
I'm right there with you! I feel honored and humbled. The BEST of luck to you, Mary.
Teachers rule!! (pun intended ;-)

Pepper said...

Thanks, Krista.
I think you'll have the much greater reward if you get to take Annabelle home soon!

Casey said...

My goodness, what a party! And SO deserved. :) Sarah, oh what fun to meet you and Keli and Pepper and any other Alley mate in person and to cheer!!! :)))

Whitney said...

Congratulations, Pepper!