Please take the time to join me with a glass of champagne

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  1. cindyvine profile image85
    cindyvineposted 8 years ago

    I have just completed my first draft of The Case of Billy B.  I'm going over to a friend to celebrate with some champagne and then I start the huge job of editing.  Luckily, I have two editors, one of whom is Ralwus, who have been editing all the way through.  But now, after the champers, I need to read their suggestions and revise, revise, revise.  NaNoWriMo is done, managed the 50 000 words.  So all is good in the world of Cindy Vine.  Except my roof has just started to leak.  Short rainy season is upon us and the torrential downpours are entering my house.  Enjoy the champers, cheers!

    1. prettydarkhorse profile image63
      prettydarkhorseposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Cheers Ms. Cindy!!

    2. Lady_E profile image65
      Lady_Eposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Congrats Cindy
      Best Wishes  smile

      Well done Ralwus smile

    3. Princessa profile image85
      Princessaposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Well done for you Cindy, I don't know where you do find the time for all your accomplishments.
      I am always in for a glass of champagne, and this time I am in with great news: your newly submitted hubmob hub http://hubpages.com/hub/Freaky-Flights is already featuring in Google's first page (third one in the list) in less than 24 hours after being posted!!! Now that is another reason to pop that cork smile

  2. profile image0
    ralwusposted 8 years ago

    Well cheers to you Cindy! I will celebrate with ya. I reckon I need to check my email? Leaky roof is bad, drip, drip. LOL

  3. cindyvine profile image85
    cindyvineposted 8 years ago

    Cheers Pretty.  yep Ralwus, you need to check your email.  I'm not too sure of my ending.  Need to sleep on it, it probably needs some work and any suggestions would be good.

  4. profile image0
    ralwusposted 8 years ago

    Am  reading it now hun. Get right back to ya on it.

  5. CMHypno profile image94
    CMHypnoposted 8 years ago

    Congratulations, hope it all continues to go well for you.

  6. The Rope profile image55
    The Ropeposted 8 years ago

    CONGRATULATIONS!  Quite an accomplishment, you deserve all of our champagne toasts!

  7. profile image0
    ralwusposted 8 years ago

    LOL, you've left room for a sequel. That's great. Oh do I remember last spring when you started this and what you told me in an email. Now, here it is finished and in style too! Once you really got going, you got going girl. I am so proud of you right now. It is a good novel and so well done too, I think the characters would be pleased with it as well, the main characters that is. Kudos darling Cindy, kudos. xox

  8. frogdropping profile image85
    frogdroppingposted 8 years ago

    Wonderful news and bloody well done. What an achievment Cindy. And Charlie, you're a star - congratz to both big_smile

  9. profile image0
    ralwusposted 8 years ago

    Hi FD, thanks. Cindy did a great job I tell you. She is the star. Now the wait for the finished book begins.

  10. caravalhophoto profile image57
    caravalhophotoposted 8 years ago

    I raise my glass, Cheers to a goal accomplished...LOVE IT!

  11. travelespresso profile image81
    travelespressoposted 8 years ago

    Wonderful achievement Cindyvine, I salute you. Cheers to you.  Enjoy the bubbles!

  12. Zsuzsy Bee profile image87
    Zsuzsy Beeposted 8 years ago

    Cindy that's fantastichttp://smileys.smileycentral.com/cat/4/4_1_8.gifhttp://smileys.smileycentral.com/cat/4/4_1_201.gif

  13. cindyvine profile image85
    cindyvineposted 8 years ago

    Thanks guys, just got back from celebrating at a friend's and drank probably two bottles of wine on an empty stomach so am feeling slightly tipsy.  Not something I usually do, but not every day I finish a novel!  I can't wait for tomorrow to begin the revising.  Hey, Ralwus, maybe I can still get it on Amazon before Christmas!

  14. Mark Knowles profile image59
    Mark Knowlesposted 8 years ago

    Hey - Good for you. big_smile

    Having a glass of wine right now.

  15. dohn121 profile image82
    dohn121posted 8 years ago

    That's great to hear, Cindy!

    Here's to you and your success!

    Let's say afterwards we use our glasses to collect all of that rain water that's leaking from your roof big_smile  I hope you get it fixed soon.

  16. rmcrayne profile image96
    rmcrayneposted 8 years ago

    Fantastic accomplishment Cindy.  And ralwus, what a prince.

  17. cindyvine profile image85
    cindyvineposted 8 years ago

    Princessa, that is good news!  Am now sitting with a coffee, it's morning here, got tomato chutney cooking on the stove (tomatoes from my garden) and I'm ready to start with the second draft.  It's such a big job and now I find I'm procrastinating.  Maybe I need more champagne!

  18. RedElf profile image90
    RedElfposted 8 years ago

    Congratulations, Cindy! That's great!

  19. emievil profile image78
    emievilposted 8 years ago

    Congrats Cindy smile

  20. earnestshub profile image88
    earnestshubposted 8 years ago

    Good work Cindy. Congratulations!

 
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