Saturday, October 10, 2009

Signed the Publishing Contract!

Note: If you're looking for the totally awesome 3 book giveaway, either CLICK HERE, or scroll down to the next post.

I'm very pleased to announce that today I signed the publishing contract for Kestrel's Midnight Song and shipped it to the publisher, Flaming Pen Press.

Needless to say, I'm excited! Now comes professional editing, cover design, marketing, etc. Thanks to everyone who has followed my novel publication journey this far, and stay tuned because things are just heating up.


Again, if you're looking for the giveaway, 3 copies of Curse of the Spider King, scroll down or CLICK HERE!

37 comments:

Chris said...

That's so cool, Jacob! And I like the pics that went with it! Can't wait to read your book. Though it'll be fun watching things fall into place before I do. Congrats! =)

Isirian said...

That's awesome, great job!
I want to read your book when it comes out=D

Hannah said...

That is just SO cool! You'll have to host a giveaway on YOUR book pretty soon. :D

Nathan R. Petrie said...

Hurry up and edit "Professional Editor" And fly through his "professional" opinions so we can read this thing :P

Have fun! Can't wait to do a book report or something on KMS :P

ElizabethMarieKauffman said...

Woohooo! Congratulations!!! :D

~ElizabethMarieKauffman~

Lynnae said...

Wow!!! That is so neat. I cant't wait till it's published!
In Christ,
Lynnae

Cloe said...

I'm sooo happy for you!!!!!!!!
I can't wait to read it.

Raptor Lewis said...

Congratulations on the contract, dude!! :) I'm really impressed! Keep up the good work!

And, welcome to the "blogosphere." ;)

Izori said...

Congratulations! That's so cool!

Jare and Lib said...

Yeah! Congrats!

Can't wait to hear more!

Evergreena said...

Yaaaaaay! *applause*

So cool! I'm really looking forward to reading the whole thing...

Ivorydancer said...

Exciting! You must feel so accomplished to be at this point XD

I tag you btw :)

Miss Jordan Elizabeth said...

Wow! Contrats! Probably someday I'll share the feeling... Maybe. Hopefully.

Anyway, can't wait to read it!

~Jordan Elizabeth

Brianna said...

So exciting! Congratulations! I can't wait to see the finished, published book!

Judy said...

I am excited about your book. I am glad you "found" me and I have enjoyed your blog. I will be following you and waiting to read your book!!!

adin_22 said...

wow...congratulations...I'm a new follower....I love to read & collect young adult fantasy books so when I discovered your blog and learn about your soon to be published book..I know I have to follow your journey...

Madison said...

Thanks for leaving a comment on my blog. Your books look awesome! The one you suggested "curse of the spider king" seems extremely interesting.

Keep up the great work.

in Christ
Madison

Doug P. Baker said...

Enormous congratulations! I've bookmarked this page and I'll watch to see when it hits the shelves! Has Disney contacted you yet about the film version?

Jacob R Parker said...

Thanks so much Chris, Isirian, Hannah, Nathan, Elizabeth, Lynnae, Cloe, Izori, Jare and Lib, Evergreena, Ivorydancer, Miss Jordan Elizabeth, and Brianna!

Raptor Lewis, Judy, adin_22, Madison, and Doug, thanks for stopping by and commenting! I appreciate all your support.

Doug: Haha, I haven't heard from Disney yet, but I've got my eye on the phone ;)

MSM, said...

Hey Jacob, thanks for the comment! I think that it's completely awesome that there's a good Christian author writing interesting books about what a lot of people (including me) like to read. I'm checking out your site right now, and it looks pretty cool. God bless.

JT Norlander said...

yo dude, congrats in a serious way!
I'm buying it as soon as it comes out!
JT

Seth said...

Good job getting it published man! Can't wait to get a copy of it in my hands! Stay strong through the editing process and remember the reasons we write.
Steadfast,

Brandon said...

Excellent Jacob!!

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Diane said...

So exciting. Congrats! :O)

Nancy said...

Congratulations on your contract. Thanks for visiting my blog. Any friend of the "Old Narnians" is a friend of my. God bless on your new career.

Ivorydancer said...

I have awarded you!

story_weaver said...

That's amazing! As a fellow writer I'm both jealous and excited for you. Naw, mostly excited. :)

I'm gonna start following this blog and count on me as a reader when the book comes out!

Celtic Traveler said...

OHMYGOSH!!!!!
I just finished reading your prolouge!

I honestly expected it to be one of those "wannabe" stories...
But you have talent. I can't WAIT to read it!

Let me know when it gets on shelves. ;)

Eruanna said...

Awesome!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!I can't wait to read it! Great job!!!!!!!

Storyteller said...

Congratulations, Yodeling Dwarf! I am anxiously waiting to see how God continues to tell your story!

Araken said...

Sweet! I can't wait to read it.

Warrior-4-Christ said...

Seriously? Awesome! I'm gonna have to get it when it comes out!

Jacob R Parker said...

Thanks everyone!

B. D. Eastman said...

Awesome this is amazing! Congrats! I can't wait to read the whole thing.

electrocutedcat said...

hey there, i'm so interested. will i be able to get it even though i live in the philippines? thanks.

Jake said...

Good job! :) Can't wait to read it!