Friday, 6 August 2010

Bronze medal for my story!

Beautiful bloggie friends –

Thank you so much for all your kindness and support and LOVE - that sublime word that heals and enriches and above all creates magic because look what I received today in my email:

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Hi Jenny,

Congratulations! You've won third prize in the Twisted Tails Short Story Competition (Spring).

All the very best,

Malcolm Bray

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Third prize!!!!

And bestest of all my little story has found a home!! And hopefully it will be online soon so you can all read it!! Oh yes! Yay!

Charlie says: Maybe now I can have some proper posh food!


Friday is fun folks, enjoy!!!! You are all shimmering stunning stars that glitter bright and bountiful forever and ever! And ever! :-)

54 comments:

Roland D. Yeomans said...

Ghost of Raymond Chandler here : Congrats on winning that prize. I've read what you've written on Roland's blog.

I've added a note to Hemingway's latest rant. It explains what the rat has really been doing.

All the best. I was raised in England, you know. R.C.

ABBY said...

Yay!!!

:clappin paws:
We are so proud of you!!!

Hello Charlie!!

purrin

xo
Abby

Reenie said...

Congratulations, dear Jenny :).

Looking forward for it to be online!

In my little iPhone screen Charlie here looks like a cute little BUNNY! And of course, he is cute and little :)

Theresa Milstein said...

Hooray! Huzzah!! Yay!!!

I can't wait to see it. Truly.

I'm so happy for you. I KNEW you were too hard on yourself yesterday.

I hope you have a wonderful weekend. I'll be hit and miss with blogging because of the conference.

Theresa Milstein said...

And you have my contest for ASPS on your sidebar. Thank you!

Kea said...

Oh, Jenn, I'm thrilled for you! Congratulations! You must be over the moon about this. Fabulous, fabulous, FABULOUS!

I hope you do something special to celebrate your marvellous achievement!

P.S. As always, big smooches to sweetie pie Charlie!

Justine Dell said...

That's wonderful!! CONGRATS!!!

~JD

RosieC said...

Congratulations! That's fantastic. I can't wait to read it when it's up.

notesfromnadir said...

CONGRATULATIONS! Just think, you were just blogging about your grades and now you are a medalist in a short story competition! I think this is what you needed to prove to yourself that you are a writer, and a fine one at that!'

Am looking forward to reading it.

Yes, Charlie, posh food is always good! :)

Ann Best said...

Oh, how awesome. Congratulations!!!!! (Jen exclamation points) We are SO happy for you, and anxious to read it. I can't think of a nicer person to have been recognized for what I am sure is going to be the most delightful story.

As ever, Ann

laughingwolf said...

grats kit, told you not to give up! :)

and do give charlie a big hug, he's your inspiration :)

Deborah said...

YEAH!!!! Congratulations! That is great news and I can't wait to read your story!
xxoo
Deborah

Summer said...

Congratulations!!! That's so wonderful--be proud!!

KarenG said...

Congratulations! So cool to get an email like that! Third prize is awesome, and I can't wait to read your story!

The Chair Speaks said...

Congratulations! You did it!
Charlie is really tucking in the good news! :)

Jacqueline said...

Congratulations, Jenn!!YAY!!...The universe is telling you your writing is important and enjoyed!...I am really looking forward to being able to read your work; I've really enjoyed your 33 word compositions!...Happy Friday, kisses to Charlie, hugs to you!...J, Calle, Halle, Sukki

Welshcake said...

How fabulous! I can't wait to read it.

You know you should get rid of the crying smileys in the post below. Getting a 'good' is, well, good!

Ellie said...

Wow! That is fantastic news. I can't wait to read it.

Inigo Flufflebum and d'Artagnan Rumblepurr said...

!!! That is so brilliant my friend!!! (and of course I mean about the story, not the noms) (ok maybe I did mean about the noms, but the story is cool too)

fairyhedgehog said...

Well done, Kitty. We all knew you could do it!

BigFatLion said...

I assume Charlie is claiming it was all his own work!

Well done!

xx

Joanne Fox said...

Brilliant news - well done! x

Words A Day said...

Brilliant, Well Done!!!!!!! I look forward to reading your story, and so glad you got such good news after yesterday!!

The Monkeys said...

Congratulations! We are looking forward to reading your story!

Charlie, we are assuming that 'posh food' is worth the wait!

Hannah and Lucy said...

Jenn - what brilliant news and a great start to the weekend. We are looking forward to reading your story.
Charlie is looking good today - we can see he is very proud of you.

Alex J. Cavanaugh said...

Congratulations!!

Marg said...

Yipppppeeeeee, we knew you could do it. Congrats to you for winning that prize. That is super. Now that should get you going.
Oh good Charlie, hope you did get some posh food. Hope you both have a wonderful week end.

Sammy and Andy said...

YAY!!!!!!!!!!!
YAY!!!!!!!!!!!
YAY!!!!!!!!!!!
We are soooooooooooo proud of you!!!!!

Hey, Charlie, you're looking mighty handsome today...of course you look handsome everyday. :) :) :)

xxxxxxxxx

Brian said...

Hooray, hooray, hooray! My sisters and I are so proud of you...see, we've been telling you that you could do it and even Charlie believes in you!!! We can't wait for it to be online too!

Katnip Lounge said...

You must celebrate! Chocolate mousse fudge cake for you, fresh albacore tuna for Charlie!

Congratulations, and I am looking forward to reading your story!

MomKat Trish

Jayne said...

Ooo Jenny, congratulations! What fab fab news - well done you. :)

Looking forward to seeing it online, and I hope Charlie enjoyed his posh food!

Hart Johnson said...

Congratulations to you! And how lame am I that until now I didn't know you were CALLED Jenny. Well now I do!

Talli Roland said...

Yay yay yay yay YAAAAAYYYYYYY!

Yes. YAAAAAAAAYYYYYY!

That's FAB! What fantastic news. In fact, I think I'll have a drink for you to celebrate. Here's to Jen! Here's to Charlie! Here's to blogging and er, writing...

YAY!

Bossy Betty said...

Yeah! Fish dinners for all of us! Yeah! Congrats!

Amy and The House of Cats said...

CONGRATS!! That is huge news!! Wow, third is awesome because we are sure there had to be a lot of entries! So very cool!

And we agree with Charlie - he should get some extra tasty noms!!

Pat @ Mille Fiori Favoriti said...

Congratulations Jenny! I will check to see if your story is online this weekend. I'm sure the honor is well deserved. :)

Jenny Woolf said...

Well done! congratulations! Delighted you've achieved some of the recognition you deserve. Come on everyone .... BIG PURR!!!!!!!!

Simon Kewin said...

YAY!

Fantastic. Well done. It's a lovely feeling isn't it?

Melinda Szymanik said...

Wot excellent news!! Congratulations!!! Hope you are celebrating. And your writing course assessment looked good to me too. The work I got a B on for a 'Writing for Children' university paper I did ended up published (twice) with some VERY lovely editor comments. One assessors B is another one's 'wow, that was amazing, can we publish your work'.

penandpaints said...

YAY!!!
Congratulations, well done you that's fantastic news! Oh happy days.
YAY again!!!
x

Good luck on the posh food wish, Charlie!

Carolina Valdez Miller said...

Congratulations!! So happy for you!! I bet Charlie is proud of you, too ;)

Reenie said...

Hello again, just to let you know that you have a dedication for you here: http://mauzziemuses.blogspot.com/2010/08/social-saturday-sunshine-blog-award.html

SF said...

Good work Old Kitty! Look forward to seeing the story online. Enjoy the feeling of success!

elizabeth mueller said...

Jennifer, congratulations tenfold! I'm so very happy for you! I can't wait to read your works! :)

Esme said...

Congrats to you. I am so happy for you.

Hannah and Lucy said...

Jenn - I've left The Vertatile Blogger award for you on our blog if you would like to collect it.

lupie said...

Congrats Jenn!!!!!
We are so so so happy!!!
This is indeed the beginning of something big!!!

Charlie - your posh oysters are currently being farmed, as we speak! :) heheeheh
You must be proud of your er..human!!

Susan Fields said...

Hooray!!! Congratulations, I am so happy for you! I'm looking forward to reading it when it's online. You need to celebrate all week long. :)

Pat @ Mille Fiori Favoriti said...

Jenny I just found your story under the "winners" tab on the Twisted Tales web site and I have to say it was so good it gave me chills! How could you ever doubt your talent as a writer? It was wonderfully crafted and well written. You so deserved to win a prize and frankly I think you should have been the grand prize winner! Congratulations!

Guinevere said...

Congrats! That's so exciting.

And also, for Charlie... buy the kitty some posh food! :)

Brigid said...

Wow, well done, I sneak away for two weeks sandcastle making and meanwhile my bloggie friends are winning medals and everything,
delighted for you and well-deserved, the first of many for you !!!

DJ Kirkby said...

Congratulations!

Jan's Funny Farm said...

Oh, sorry we're late to congratulate you on your prize story but we're very happy for you. You worked hard and now you get to celebrate. :)

Amanda said...

YAY! That's fantastic news - congratulations x