Friday, July 27, 2012

GOOD LUCK TERRI!

I too, wish I was at RWA!  I think on this ship, it goes without saying that we all want to be there WHEN Terri WINS her Golden Heart Award!  Because I'm sure that's what's going to happen.  This is a phenomenal manuscript and it deserves to win, get picked up by a major publisher, and be made into a Lifetime original movie.

I haven't been to RWA in three years.  Last one I was at, in DC, Terri and I sat in a hallway, calling Hellie and Sin, gabbing about the hot firemen who'd been called in rather mysteriously, over and over for bogus fire alarms.  The DC RWA was my fifth in a row and I've loved each and every one of them.  Someday - maybe I'll go again.  I went to three before I sold my first book to an editor I met at RWA.

But things come up and sometimes you just can't go.  I hope Terri knows we'd all be there if we could.  Maureen's gonna hafta be all of us - something I think she can handle.

Saturday night, I'll be watching the Olympics, but my thoughts will be in Anaheim and I'll be waiting to see what happens with Marnee and the rest. 

Terri, if we were there, we'd carry you on our shoulders to the podium.  True, we might be a little (okay a lot) drunk and slurry, but you wouldn't mind, would you?

And if the unthinkable happens (which it shouldn't, because it's UNTHINKABLE) we'd be there to make sure the person who won in your place, met with a little accident.  Then you, being first runner up, would...oh, wait.  I'm being told it doesn't work that way. 

Good luck Terri!  We'll be watching Facebook and cheering (or plotting to avenge you).  And when you go to make your speech - don't be nervous - just picture the audience as undead pirates in their underwear.

To Terri!
The Assassin

16 comments:

Sabrina Shields (Scapegoat) said...

To Terri!

Excellent Friday post Assassin!

I'm going to be on pins and needles watching twitter and on my phone.

Having been to only 1 RWA Nationals before, and that was before I even finished my first book, I feel like the next time I go with be a completely different experience. We'll see. :) Atlanta or bust!

Leslie Langtry said...

Good idea! Let's drink to Terri! I wonder if they would notice if I had vodka in my water bottle at work today?

Maureen said...

Drink away! (this is Terri btw) thank you so much for being the most supportive pirates ever. I know you all would love to be here too. Though I'm afraid I'd kill you with that shoulder carrying thing.

Also, I'm better than Lifetime. :)

Leslie Langtry said...

You're right - you should do HBO - but then you'd have to add vampires and graphic, kinky sex.

Maureen said...

I got her to Disneyland last night! Watching fireworks and thinking about dreams do come true. I'll do my best to represent the crew!

Maureen said...

And if it's HBO they'll be cursing. Yippee!

Leslie Langtry said...

I forgot about the cursing - should be no problem there.

MsHellion said...

Best post ever! TO TERRI!!!

MsHellion said...

*LOL* I too vote for HBO, but if laNora could be Lifetime channel, so could you.. *LOL* But we understand.

I'm not sure if I'll be watching the Olympics. Can I send text messages? *LOL* Keep me posted IMMEDIATELY!

Leslie Langtry said...

Oooh! Is there a phone tree? I want to be on that!

Janga said...

I'll be on Twitter eagerly awaiting the announcement and cheering Terri whatever the announcement may be.

Hellie, I don't want to think about what Lifetime did to Nora's books.

Maureen said...

Wait, you want to be posted on the Olympics or on The Golden Heart?

Evidently there will be an opening night ceremony get together in our room tonight. I'm not really an Olympics nut, so I may opt to go visit Downtown Disney...

Though I got two requests today and I need to write a one page synopsis of The Changed World...ONE PAGE? He said just a basic beginning, middle and end. Oh, this is gonna be fun...not.

Sabrina Shields (Scapegoat) said...

WAHOO!!!!! 2 Request!!!! Way to go Chance!

I'm so proud of you!

JulieJustJulie said...

Yes< I'll toast to wishing Terri the very best of Good Luck! And You too, Chance!

Di R said...

Congratulations, Terri! I'll be waiting to hear the results with everyone else. Just think if you win next year maybe you'll be presenting one next year!

Chance! congratulations on the requests! Woo-hoo!

guess I'm off to twitter to figure out how to join.

Di R

TerriOsburn said...

Thanks again to all of you! Sorry it took until now to get online on my own. I've gotten 1 amazing request and another pretty good one and I'm meeting my agent in less than 3 hours. Still have the awards rehearsal to go and then get everything back in the suitcase. Oy vey!