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Hello everyone... I'm looking for a quiet button but there isn't one. Anyway, although I can't give any details just yet and I'm still in an utter daze I just wanted to say that all the purple vibes and finger-crossed cauldron stirring have worked. Erm... I have been offered a publishing contract for my novel. I promise I'll tell you all about it when I can. Many thanks to you all for so much support and so many good wishes.

Posted at 27th Nov 2009 - 04:51PM   Posted by ChrisH   News Comments: 29

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Fennie's Avatar Wow Chris! That deserves a party! Break out the bubbly! Next stop the Booker! Well done, extraordinarily well done!

Posted by: Fennie on 27th Nov 2009 at 05:03PM

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Arosebyanyothername's Avatar So happy to hear this. I have been wondering all day. Absolutely first class and well deserved I'm sure. Look forward to reading the book.

Posted by: Arosebyanyothername on 27th Nov 2009 at 05:10PM

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Withy Brook's Avatar Hoped it might be something like that. Many congratulations. Can't wait to hear the full story.

Posted by: Withy Brook on 27th Nov 2009 at 05:32PM

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Westerwitch's Avatar Berludy Berilliant . . . you may celebrate and untuck your vest tonight . . . and smug . . . we can all look knowingly at each other and say - we told you so . . .Very Happy

Posted by: Westerwitch on 27th Nov 2009 at 05:38PM

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KittyB's Avatar Squeeeaaalll!!!! Yes! So justly deserved and so long overdue! Can't wait to buy it and read it and buy a copy for everyone I know... xxxx well done you.

Posted by: KittyB on 27th Nov 2009 at 05:42PM

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Mountainear's Avatar Well done! Fantastic news. Will celebrate on your behalf.

Posted by: Mountainear on 27th Nov 2009 at 05:44PM

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Preseli Mags's Avatar Uploaded Image
Very Happy Hooray!

Posted by: Preseli Mags on 27th Nov 2009 at 06:24PM

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Woozle1967's Avatar Fantastic, Chris - but we all knew you would do it! Looking forward to my signed copy!!Wink

Posted by: Woozle1967 on 27th Nov 2009 at 06:25PM

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Vic's Avatar Congratulations!

Posted by: Vic on 27th Nov 2009 at 06:37PM

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Elizabethm's Avatar Chris this is wonderful! So pleased and so utterly deserved xx

Posted by: Elizabethm on 27th Nov 2009 at 06:49PM

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Patsy's Avatar Wonderful news! No quiet button..press the loud pedal insteadLaughing

Posted by: Patsy on 27th Nov 2009 at 07:19PM

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Lampworkbeader's Avatar CONGRATULATIONS, BRILLIAN, WELL DONE. I am soooooo pleased for you

Posted by: Lampworkbeader on 27th Nov 2009 at 08:11PM

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Snailbeachshepherdess's Avatar Yessssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssss!!!Very Happy

Posted by: Snailbeachshepherdess on 27th Nov 2009 at 09:19PM

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Frances's Avatar Absolutely fantastic news, Chris!!!!

xo

Posted by: Frances on 27th Nov 2009 at 10:00PM

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ChrisH's Avatar Thank you SO much - I truly don't know which way is up at the moment so not making much sense... except to say Kitty, I like your thinking!!Smile

Posted by: ChrisH on 27th Nov 2009 at 10:11PM

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Silverhead's Avatar How wonderful!! CongratulationsWink

Posted by: Silverhead on 27th Nov 2009 at 10:34PM

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Camilla's Avatar Such wonderful news Chris.! well done, please let us know when you can how we can purchase the book, soo exciting.!

Congratulations.!

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Posted by: Camilla on 28th Nov 2009 at 02:28AM

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Well done Chris! Marvelous achievement! Very Happy Very Happy

Please do give us a few hints. Humour? Science Fiction? Historical romance? History of Bears?

All the best in getting the contract details in place, and, uh, getting the book written. ExclamationExclamation

Posted by: Rob-bear on 28th Nov 2009 at 02:54AM

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ChrisH's Avatar Life's making a bit more sense today after days of running on empty... good news, Bear, the book IS written! Hurray!
Thank you all for being so kind. I'd like to tell you more and I will when I can.

Posted by: ChrisH on 28th Nov 2009 at 09:07AM

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Sorry , I am a bit late to this. Many Congratulations Chris, look forward to hearing that it at the top of the Best Sellers list! Very Happy

Posted by: Zoe on 28th Nov 2009 at 10:58AM

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Pipany's Avatar OH MY GOD!!!! I am so excited for you Chris! You'd think it was my book the way I have been yelling the news to Dave (who thinks I ma nuts anyway). Just fantastic though I KNEW it would happen for you. Now we need to get Mags sending hers off! Very Happy

Posted by: Pipany on 28th Nov 2009 at 12:11PM

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CalicoKate's Avatar COORR!! WOW!! YIPPEE!!!
Thrilled speechless Chris - just as well I can still type. Rolling Eyes What exciting news. Looking forward to hearing more soon.

Posted by: CalicoKate on 28th Nov 2009 at 03:23PM

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Angel's Avatar Oh Chris, I am so thrilled for you! You have worked SO SO hard and no-one deserves this more than you. This is what all us wannabe writers dream of...Savour this time...enjoy every moment and let us know all the details just as soon as you can.

Best wishes
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xx
PS - can we all come to the book signing/launch party please?
xx

Posted by: Angel on 28th Nov 2009 at 06:48PM

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SallysChateau's Avatar Terrific news Chris and well done !!!!

Posted by: SallysChateau on 28th Nov 2009 at 08:20PM

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ChrisH's Avatar Thank you all so much - it really is a question of just keeping going. Lovely to have your best wishes though.

Posted by: ChrisH on 28th Nov 2009 at 11:07PM

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Cait's Avatar Sorry Chris I am late to this.
What fantastic news! I am thrilled so I can't imagine how happy you are. Your dedication and hard work have paid off. Well done!

Posted by: Cait on 28th Nov 2009 at 11:13PM

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Toady's Avatar Tail end Charlie here, only just catching up. Brilliant news!!

Posted by: Toady on 28th Nov 2009 at 11:34PM

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Blackbird's Avatar What great news, Chris and congratulations! Lots of hard work there.

Posted by: Blackbird on 29th Nov 2009 at 01:11AM

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Suffolkmum's Avatar Late as ever Chris, but brilliant, fantastic, superb, and well deserved Am basking in the reflected glory of knowing you!!! So pleased.

Posted by: Suffolkmum on 30th Nov 2009 at 01:38PM

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