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I've been hired to ghostwrite a book...

  1. habee profile image93
    habeeposted 4 years ago

    thanks to my hubs' being discovered. I got paid half the fee up front!

    1. sallybea profile image99
      sallybeaposted 4 years agoin reply to this

      Wonderful, sometimes benefits do come in different ways!  Congratulations habee!

    2. Ky Cardinal profile image79
      Ky Cardinalposted 4 years agoin reply to this

      Congratulations.  This news gives us all new energy for our writing.

    3. Cyndi10 profile image87
      Cyndi10posted 4 years agoin reply to this

      That is fabulous. Congratulations! So glad you shared that wonderful information.

    4. Simone Smith profile image94
      Simone Smithposted 4 years agoin reply to this

      Congratulations, habee! I love hearing about things like this! I hope you enjoy writing the book. big_smile

    5. CroftRoan profile image82
      CroftRoanposted 4 years agoin reply to this

      Congrats! I hope the story is fun to write and I know you'll HubPage proud.

    6. prospectboy profile image89
      prospectboyposted 4 years agoin reply to this

      That is really awesome! Congratulations. I've been contacted in the past through Hubpages by two websites that wanted me to write for them. Just goes to show that you never know who is reading our hubs. Best wishes to you!

    7. sparkster profile image93
      sparksterposted 4 years agoin reply to this

      Congratulations! Though I must admit I'm mystified by how they contacted you through Hubpages?  Whenever I have tried to contact another hubber directly through Hubpages it simply doesn't work... ever!

      1. habee profile image93
        habeeposted 4 years agoin reply to this

        Actually, I've been contacted via HP quite a few times. Maybe you have a bug?

  2. RaksTheBlogger profile image86
    RaksTheBloggerposted 4 years ago

    Congratulations habee!Make Hubpages proud with that book!

  3. Emma Harvey profile image89
    Emma Harveyposted 4 years ago

    Congratulations - I love Hubpages for that. I have used my profile as a resume to get writing jobs, and I've been asked before to blog for people after they had read my hubs. It's surprising who reads them.

    Well done and good luck smile

    1. FlourishAnyway profile image98
      FlourishAnywayposted 4 years agoin reply to this

      Any tips, please share!  Awesome to hear such good news about you all!

  4. rmcrayne profile image98
    rmcrayneposted 4 years ago

    How exciting.  Is it a non-fiction book?  Can you tell us anything at all about it? 

    Are you "still up" from Tuesday night (like me), or did you get up super early Wednesday?

    1. habee profile image93
      habeeposted 4 years agoin reply to this

      I'm sorry, but I've been asked not to reveal anything about the book. I can say that it's nonfiction, however.

      I haven't gone to bed yet!

      1. rmcrayne profile image98
        rmcrayneposted 4 years agoin reply to this

        A fellow Night Owl or a fluke (that you are up so late)?  Actually the medical community felt compelled to give us a diagnosis:  Delayed Sleep Phase Syndrome.  I've been up until 3 and 4 lately, and rising about the crack of noon.

      2. WryLilt profile image92
        WryLiltposted 4 years agoin reply to this

        Well gee, you sure know how to use a teaser! Congratulations!

  5. Anamika S profile image59
    Anamika Sposted 4 years ago

    That's awesome! Congrats...

  6. Blond Logic profile image98
    Blond Logicposted 4 years ago

    What wonderful news! This has certainly been a great month for you. As the old saying should go, "All good things come to those who write". Thanks for sharing your inspiring news with us and congratulations.

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    summerberrieposted 4 years ago


  8. wetnosedogs profile image60
    wetnosedogsposted 4 years ago

    Congratulations! That is fantastic news. Enjoy.

  9. CMHypno profile image96
    CMHypnoposted 4 years ago

    Congratulations Habee.  Hope you enjoy your new project and also that it proves to be very profitable smile

  10. pstraubie48 profile image86
    pstraubie48posted 4 years ago

    That is wonderful!!! May good things continue for you...Angels are on the way smile ps

  11. baja2013 profile image70
    baja2013posted 4 years ago

    Congratullations! Love when people share nice news, no matter what. Hope you will success to make good work there.

  12. shielamaeparreno profile image74
    shielamaeparrenoposted 4 years ago

    Awesome! Congrats Habee! That sure is something to lift my low spirit now. My client told me today we have to take a break on me writing blogs for her. But we'll resume some time in the future. And I've been relying on that income for maybe 8 months already to pay for my necessities. Now I'm staring at a blank wall. I'm thinking of pursuing that Google Adsense already (after being rejected 3 times already)..but of course I knew why. Now I have to really put body, mind and soul on to my hubs to get noticed sooner..
    Thanks for sharing habee!

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    Sarra Garrettposted 4 years ago

    Congrats Habee!!!  You go girl.  It's great you have been discovered with your hubs it can only get better from here.

  14. carter06 profile image81
    carter06posted 4 years ago

    Congrats Habee..well done..so exciting to hear that hubbers are being offered jobs from the fine work they are doing writing for HubPages!! Cheers

  15. Silva Hayes profile image90
    Silva Hayesposted 4 years ago

    Congratulations!  How exciting!

  16. Ceres Schwarz profile image21
    Ceres Schwarzposted 4 years ago

    Congratulations smile. That's really awesome news.

  17. gags3480 profile image71
    gags3480posted 4 years ago

    Congratulations habee. You are an excellent writer & I love reading your hubs.

  18. L.L. Woodard profile image76
    L.L. Woodardposted 4 years ago

    I just love hearing other people's success stories and this is a great one! Inspiring and motivational to the rest of us for certain. Enjoy, enjoy, enjoy!

  19. ComfortB profile image86
    ComfortBposted 4 years ago

    Congratulations Habee! Thanks for sharing and spreading the joy. smile

  20. janiek13 profile image80
    janiek13posted 4 years ago

    Way to go! Happy for you

  21. sgbrown profile image97
    sgbrownposted 4 years ago

    Congratulations Habee!  I am so happy for you.  Your opportunity is well deserved!  smile

  22. Marcy Goodfleisch profile image95
    Marcy Goodfleischposted 4 years ago


  23. AliciaC profile image100
    AliciaCposted 4 years ago

    This is great news, Habee! Congratulations.

  24. wilderness profile image97
    wildernessposted 4 years ago

    That's tremendous news, Habee.  Wonderful to hear first thing in the morning - what a great way to start the day.  Congrats!

  25. Horatio Plot profile image82
    Horatio Plotposted 4 years ago

    That's great to hear, Habee. xxx

  26. lobobrandon profile image89
    lobobrandonposted 4 years ago

    That's cool smile Well, we'd just have to wait for it to be published first in order to know what it was

  27. cornwall_UK profile image88
    cornwall_UKposted 4 years ago

    I get offers to write for people.  Some are laughable, the rates offered; on average 2/3rds of those asking me to write for them become clients though, which is a good conversion rate.

    I think a lot of people assume I'm not "for hire" so don't think to ask.

  28. StitchTheDamned profile image74
    StitchTheDamnedposted 4 years ago

    That is so cool! Congratulations!!

  29. janshares profile image96
    jansharesposted 4 years ago

    That is wonderful, habee. Congratulations on your success. Your good fortune is a positive motivator for hubbers that excellence really does pay off in the longrun. How's the food tasting going? tongue

  30. dashingme profile image72
    dashingmeposted 4 years ago

    Wow congratulation, Habee! You did a great job and now its worth to paid off:)

  31. habee profile image93
    habeeposted 4 years ago

    You guys are so cool!

    Answers to questions in this thread:

    Yes, I'm a nightowl. Always have been.

    The food tasting is going great. I'm working on my cookbook, BTW.

    1. roxanne459 profile image89
      roxanne459posted 4 years agoin reply to this

      Good for you!! With your talent, I have no doubt it will be amazing. smile

  32. suzzycue profile image93
    suzzycueposted 4 years ago

    Congratulations Habee. You are an inspiration to us all.

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    Beth37posted 4 years ago

    What the what?! You go girl! Congratulations!

  34. ZschueruvwinRT profile image60
    ZschueruvwinRTposted 4 years ago

    Great! Congratulations! smile

  35. Vlorsutes profile image87
    Vlorsutesposted 4 years ago

    Best of luck to you habee.

  36. skperdon profile image88
    skperdonposted 4 years ago

    Congratulations Habee! smile
    All the best!

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    Jennifer Sucheyposted 4 years ago

    That's so exciting! Congratulations. big_smile

  38. faythef profile image51
    faythefposted 4 years ago

    Congratulations..that is so AWESOME...

  39. WillStarr profile image82
    WillStarrposted 4 years ago

    Wow! Congratulations to a very deserving writer!

    Keep us updated.

  40. Charles James profile image79
    Charles Jamesposted 4 years ago

    I am so pleased for you!
    There is hope for us all!

  41. drbj profile image81
    drbjposted 4 years ago

    Why am I not surprised? You go, girl!

  42. Barbara Kay profile image91
    Barbara Kayposted 4 years ago

    Congratulations! Your writing is so interesting, I'm not surprised.