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Lady Wynwood #7 early release Kickstarter

I worked on my first Kickstarter and it got approved! It’s for the Special Edition Hardcover of Lady Wynwood’s Spies, volume 1: Archer and the release of Lady Wynwood’s Spies, volume 7: Spinster. I contacted my graphic designer about the Special Edition Hardcover of vol. 1: Archer—it’s going to be SO beautiful! The Kickstarter focuses on the Special Edition Hardcover, but it’ll also include vol. 7: Spinster so that it’ll sort of be like a launch day for vol. 7, too. A third special thing that’ll be in the Kickstarter is Special Edition Paperbacks of all the books in the series. They won’t be available in stores, just in the Kickstarter (and later, from my website, and also in my Patreon book box tiers if I decide to do them). The Kickstarter is not live yet, but you can follow it to be alerted when it has launched. (You may need to create a free Kickstarter account.) Follow Camy’s Kickstarter

Mount Hermon recap

Captain’s Log, Supplemental

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Valley of Betrayal by Tricia Goyer
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Disclaimer: I had so many great experiences, I’VE PROBABLY FORGOTTEN A LOT OF STUFF.

I drove to Mount Hermon with my friend and local writer Marilyn Hilton. We had a great time talking on the way there and back.

I took the Career track, taught by my agent Wendy Lawton, Janet Kobobel Grant, Sally Stuart, and Karen Ball. It was awesome! I learned a lot and had a great time meeting and getting to know people better.

I met Cathy Elliott, the brilliant author who came up with the PHENOMENAL potential title for book 2 in my series (still under consideration by the Z powers that be).

I met Julie Carobini and her fab family. Her son Matt commented on my blog message board, too!

Had some great conversations about Asian Americans writing fiction with Russell Nakamura, who was probably the only male Asian American writer at the conference except for Gary Terashita (FaithWords editor). Nice guy (I mean Russell, although Gary’s a nice guy too).

Went to a restaurant on the Santa Cruz pier. Had DEEP FRIED SEAFOOD!!! The funnest part was that we only had two cars, so we crammed 6 people in one car and 7 in the other, which was Cyndy Salzmann’s rental. Poor Jim Rubart got stuck in the hatchback.

Stayed up late with Randy Ingermanson, John Olson, Tracy Higley, Steve Laube, Christine Tangvald, and several rotating others whose names I have shamefully forgotten.

Met Ron and Peggy Roloff, whose family is on the TV series, Little People Big World.

I finally met Beth Jusino face-to-face, and she rather randomly gave me a bag of organic blue corn chips she’d received from her roommate but couldn’t carry on the plane with her. It was received rather happily by moi.

The best news of all—my friend Sharon Hinck won the 2007 Writer of the Year award!!!

I posted pictures of Mount Hermon here.

Comments

Anonymous said…
Sounds like loads of fun! How awesome that Sharon Hinck won the award. I'd love to hear more about your late night conversation with those Ingermanson, Olson, Higley, Laube, Tangvald, et al.

Sigh. I'll just stay here in Texas for now.
Anonymous said…
Camy -

It was so fun to meet you in person--you're everything your blog promises (but not as loud). Love the pictures. Thanks for chronicling the week for those of us who were too lame to remember our cameras.

Blessings on your new book!
Valerie said…
It was great to meet you at Hermon. Can't wait to pick up your book in the fall.
Good luck as your writing adventure continues.

Blessings!
Tricia Goyer said…
All those people in PINK ... yes, they are my friends :-) I've met all of them before. Well, I've only met Tasra online ... and Peggy through our agent. But the rest of those people adore me nearly as much as I adore them! Hahahaha

And I love CAMY ... missed being there.
Unknown said…
Just in case anyone misses my post on your photos page....
_______

I want to repeat my "prophecy" to you in a public forum. Camy, you are going to be overwhelmed by the wild success of your debut novel. God has richly blessed you with a gift of story telling and an enthusiasm for the power of the written word. Now we all get to stand back and watch it take off!
Anonymous said…
Camy--I can't wait until I can join the crowd! Thanks for letting me live vicariously in the meantime.
Camy,
Sounds like a fabulous time! Welcome back!! Hope you have gotten some rest by now. Cyndy Salzmann is coming to my neck of the woods tomorrow for a book signing. Though I am a bit disappointed that I won't be able to climb in her car with six other ACFWers. I don't know if there are even that many others in my area. LOL
Anonymous said…
How fun!
Sharon Hinck said…
Dearest Camy,
I'll never forget that moment of you gasping in joy, while my befuddled brain tried to understand what was going on. :-)
What an amazing conference - and SO cool to catch up with you. You're a treasure.

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