Dept. of Unexpected Excellence

So yesterday I was home having a sick day and I got an email from my editor at PW to make a call to someone about some sort of award and, lo, when I called it turned out that it was the Executive Director of RWA letting me know that they are giving me this year's Veritas Media Award for the "Romancing the Recession" feature. Past recipients include Ron Charles and Mary Bly. There was major squealing.

Needless to say, I'm hugely honored.

(And Jennifer Crusie will also be at the awards ceremony, which will make it very hard not to fangirl.)

Unrelatedly: Saturday I'll be running a guest post from the DIVINE Margo Lanagan on her writing process as part of the blog tour for the paperback release of her devastatingly brilliant novel Tender Morsels.

Another unrelatedly: Just finished Karen Healey's debut YA novel, Guardian of the Dead, and am telling you TO PICK IT UP NOW DO NOT PASS GO.

13 thoughts on “Dept. of Unexpected Excellence”

  1. Congrats!
    Just finished Karen Healey’s debut YA novel, Guardian of the Dead, and am telling you TO PICK IT UP NOW DO NOT PASS GO.
    Well, since it’s not due out until April 1, now isn’t YET an option. ๐Ÿ™‚

  2. That would be true, except they started shipping it early–I got it in two days from my local indie, and apparently it’s on shelves other places already. ๐Ÿ™‚

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