2/22/2012

The Galleys Are Coming!

My galleys for At Every Turn should be here today! Galleys are the hard copy of my book that I read through and can make any last minute changes. But I can't linger. They arrive today and must be back in the mail on March 5. Of course the fear is always that upon the re-read I'll hate the story. So if you think about it, would you pray that fear will stay far away and instead as I read I'll marvel at God's faithfulness in accomplishing what I could never do on my own?

12 comments:

Richard Mabry said...

My guess is that, as you read your galleys, there'll be several moments when you think, "Did I write that? That's good." That's when you know that God was in the process.
Blessings, and many congratulations.

Wendy Paine Miller said...

So excited for you. Love the title of this post! :)
~ Wendy

Anne Mateer said...

I hope that will be the case, Doc! :)

Thanks, Wendy. Occasionally I hit on a decent title. :)

Marji Laine - Faith-Driven Fiction said...

How cool! I'm so excited for you!

Chemdiah said...

that's awesome and exciting! Congratulations and I will definitely be praying for you - I totally understand what you mean by second guessing yourself (though I've never written a book - nor could I haha). You are an awesome writer and just remember that God gets all the glory - then you won't worry so much! I'm sure your new book will be fabulous if it is anything like the one I'm reading (:

graceformymess.com said...

WOOT! I'm so excited for you! You will be in my prayers, sweet friend, as you dive into the galleys. Can't wait to read this one!

Blessings,
Jana

Anne Mateer said...

Thanks to all you sweet girls--Marji, Jana, and Chemdiah! It is such a blessing to have encouraging friends.

Amen, Chemdiah. God gets all the glory, because none of it is my doing! So glad you are enjoying Wings of a Dream!

Lori Ann Freeland said...

How exciting! I will pray for only smiles and no regrets.

Anne Mateer said...

Thanks, Lori! Diving into them tonight!

Jillian Kent said...

Hey Anne,
So weird that I just sent my galleys back on the 22nd! I found many small errors. Couldn't believe it though it shouldn't surprise me. But as I caught the little errors and some sentences that needed tweaked I also had those moments that Richard talked about. I think to myself, that's not half bad, in fact, that's downright intriguing.:)Let me just say that God was so much in this process. It's the most complicated book I ever wrote. God is good. If you have time read the first chapter over at my website. It's so what I want to write. Just hope someone wants to read it. :) Blessings on the galley work, Anne.

Anne Mateer said...

Well I want to read it, Jill! I so enjoyed your first book. Looking forward to the next one! Thank you for your encouragement as I go to galleys. :)

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