Wednesday, 13 July 2011

Tiny Dancer here I come!

Again, I'm swamped with work. Don't think you'll be getting much out of me for the rest of this week. EEEK! But I will say that I've been commissioned to write a story in THIS ANTHOLOGY and I'm SO excited to get started!

Tiny Dancer: Shadows at the Stage Door will explore the darker side of stepping into the limelight, using Elton John’s song “Tiny Dancer” to traverse the entertainment industry: past, present and future. Through the speculative-fiction lens the reader will be given front row seats to the stories of a cast, not exclusive to, ballerinas, concert pianists, street preachers, opera singers, performance poets, comedians, rock bands, bards, vaudeville acts, groupies and any other entertainment professionals our twenty-six writers invite to take centre stage.


And guess who else is writing for it? The wonderful Theresa Milstein and Len Lambert! A pleasure to be in such great company, ladies! :o)

Have a great Wednesday all and hopefully tomorrow I'll be back with something a little more interactive :-/

17 comments:

  1. Congratulations and the best of luck Jessica.

    Have a lovely day.
    Yvonne.

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  2. Good for you. I'm sure your story/poem will be marvellous.

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  3. wow, fun! The ball is really rolling for you Jess! And how cool you get to be in an anthology with such great blogging buddies!

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  4. I'm sure it's going to be awesome. :D

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  5. Really cool! Can't wait to read it.

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  6. Jessica- Congratulations! Music is one of the things I most like to write about. As you're in the industry, you must be very excited. Good luck, and I look forward to seeing your piece. :-)

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  7. Awesome news! That sounds like a great anthology

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  8. Woo Hoo, Jess. Can't wait to read it.
    Karen

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  9. I'm so excited to be in the upcoming anthology with you and Len. As soon as I heard about the opportunity, my mind buzzed with ideas. Such a great project!

    Thanks for mentioning me.

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  10. Hi Jess! Oh I'm so excited about this project and with you and Theresa, my Gosh, I am even more elated! At first I freaked out because I thought an idea wouldn't come to me...now I'm glad I got in! Thank you for mentioning my name. Mwah!

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  11. I hope your story is the one about a street preacher, because that sounds really cool.

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  12. Congratulations - that's awesome!

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  13. Signs of great things on the road. Collect and rejoice.

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  14. This is SO awesome, Jess. I'm anxiously awaiting your story. (And also kind of cursing you because since you told me about this, I have not been able to get this song out of my head!) xo

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