Most of you might know by now that out of the danged amazing writers chosen to be semifinalists in The Kindle Book Review‘s 2013 Best Indie Book Awards (several are friends and three of those friends are fellow Indies Unlimited minions or alums), the final five have been chosen in each of the eight categories.
I’m still in a bit of shock that out of those amazing books, Don’t Tell Anyone is in the top five in the Literary Fiction category. I’m also Snoopy-dancing for Nicole Storey, making the finals with the first book in her Grimsley Hollow series, and Rosanne Dingli, chosen for her Camera Obscura. Also, once again I’m standing beside Hugh Howey in a final, and once again grateful that we are in different categories.
Cooler still is one of the perks of reaching the finals. The forty finalists have been asked to write two guest posts for a contest sponsor’s blog: one, a dream interview; the other, a dream review. Stephen Woodfin, the gentleman who sent me the email request, set a high bar for entries. Informal “bragging rights” for last year’s finalists went to, yes, Hugh Howey, for his dream interview done by Natalie Portman while giving him a massage.
So I could not resist having a bit of fun with that. Here’s my entry, Good Things Gone Bad.
Perfect. My laugh for the day – or at least the morning.And congratulations. I’m torn, as I loved Don’t Tell Anyone – but I also loved Camera Obscura. But wait. Aren’t they in different categories?
Thank you, Yvonne…and yes, we’re all in different categories!
Ugh, sorry about the comment about Disqus. I need to put myself to bed before I put foot in mouth again.
On the interview site. I grumbled about the app. used to sign in to make a comment. Totally forgot it wasn’t your site. -cries- Horribly rude.
Aw, don’t sweat it, hon. 😀