Welcome to my writing world

So, it finally happened.

The book that started out, literally, as a dream one night that was SO real I couldn’t get it out of my mind, is a finished manuscript.

A contracted manuscript.

It’s interesting how you have these dreams – and this time I’m not talking about a dream about a mansion in South Carolina, but the dream of publishing a novel in the Christian Fiction genre – you dream that everyone will love what you’ve written just because you worked hard on it. When they don’t, you wonder if it’s really worth the effort, and after a few years, you give up on that dream.

I’m talking about me, here, not some fictitious “friend.”

I had to give up on it, give it to God in its entirety, and wait to be approached about the book.

And it happened.

When I was offered a contract with Mantle Rock Publishing, I was almost afraid to talk about it. When asked, I spoke in hushed tones, as if afraid that if I made a big deal about it, it would float away, like a mist.

But it didn’t. Last week, I signed a contract. IT IS REAL. And God is good. All the time.

Now the real work begins. Edits! It will be my first experience with a real editor, but I’m excited to see what we can do, together, to make Carolina Dream the absolute best book it can be.

Stay tuned! As soon as I have news, I’ll share with you, and in the meantime, while the waiting game continues, I’ll stop by and see how you’re all doing.

Thanks for reading –




2 thoughts on “Welcome to my writing world

  1. Congratulations, Gina! Glad you are finally getting your book published and starting your life as an author. Can’t wait to read your first book!

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