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Stacy Juba
May 9th, 2011, 03:31 PM
Novelspot is doing a neat feature where they are serializing my journey as a writer into 7 parts.

Part 1: The focus is on my childhood and high school writing days - the role my painful shyness played and how I was very uncomfortable with the writer label in high school.

http://novelspot.net/node/3743

Stacy Juba
May 10th, 2011, 11:28 AM
In Day 2 of my 7-part Novel Spot series, I talk about getting my young adult novel Face-Off - written in high school study halls - published by Avon Books at age 18.
http://novelspot.net/node/3744

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Stacy Juba
May 11th, 2011, 12:40 PM
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Day 3 of the 7-Part Novelspot series - this installment focuses on being miserable in the college dorms, getting rejected, and how an editor from Random House helped to point me toward writing mysteries.

http://novelspot.net/node/3745

Stacy Juba
May 12th, 2011, 02:19 PM
Day 4 of the Novelspot series: I talk about becoming a journalist, writing my first mystery novels, getting an agent, being dumped by the agent, and dealing with fatigue from post-pregnancy hypothyroidism.

http://novelspot.net/node/3746 (http://novelspot.net/node/3746)

Stacy Juba
May 14th, 2011, 07:25 AM
Part 5 of the Novelspot Series - I felt as if I'd hit rock bottom with my novel-writing career until I won the Malice Domestic Grant presented at the Agatha Awards banquet.
http://novelspot.net/node/3748

Stacy Juba
May 14th, 2011, 07:28 AM
Part 6 of the Novelspot series - Finally, three publishing contracts from Mainly Murder Press, a web site, and taking control of my career! http://novelspot.net/node/3749
(http://novelspot.net/node/3749)

Stacy Juba
May 15th, 2011, 08:37 PM
Day 7 of the Novelspot series: Here to Stay. This post concludes the series and answers the questions why did I choose to write as a child and why do I still write today as an adult? http://novelspot.net/node/3751