Thankful Guest Post by Author & Pitch Wars Mentor, Ronni Arno!
Nov24

Thankful Guest Post by Author & Pitch Wars Mentor, Ronni Arno!

A Thankful Rhyme By Ronni Arno It’s the week of Thanksgiving and here on Brenda’s site we writers give our thanks to those who help us write. Does it take a village? Does it take a town? Exactly how many does it take to get all those words down? Today it is my turn to take an inventory of those that got me here and helped publish my story. First off there’s my family. They do win first prize. For being so supportive and my first set of eyes. They also put up with me. This I must confess. when I got a little crazy, and a tiny bit obsessed. Will the agent want to talk? Will my sub go well? Will my edits get done in time? Will my book really sell? To my husband Josh, and my kids Morgan and Hallie, thanks for all your love and your tireless pep rallies. Thank you to my parents who instilled a love of reading, and taught me to believe and work hard on succeeding. To my friends who muddled through my horrible first drafts, you kept me inspired as I improved my craft. To the MG Beta Readers, the best critique group ever, You’re smart and you’re sweet. You’re creative and you’re clever You critiqued my manuscript and when I was perplexed, you gave me the guidance to write what would come next. To my agent Sarah Davies, who has my complete trust, you’re truly full of magic with your fairy dust. My editor Alyson Heller also gets big props. Thanks to her hard work, my book will be in shops! And to bloggers like Brenda and your helpful contests, as part of this community, I am truly blessed. Because it takes a lot of people, an entire team, to accomplish these big goals and reach your writing dream. So during Thanksgiving, thanks for taking time to visit this blog post and read my silly rhyme. Because if you’re still here reading, then I’m thankful for you. I wish you flowing words and a great Thanksgiving, too!     Ronni Arno Website  | Facebook  | Twitter | Goodreads Ronni Arno lives in Midcoast Maine, where she writes middle-grade and young adult novels. As you can tell by the above rhyme, she does not write picture books. Ronni’s middle grade novel RUBY REINVENTED publishes in Fall 2015 with Simon & Schuster/Aladdin. Ronni is a proud member of Kidliterati, where you can check out RUBY REINVENTED’s fabulous cover!...

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