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Off to Turn Another Page.... - I've been, like, quoted and stuff!
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Julie M. Prince
Date: 2009-12-11 20:51
Subject: I've been, like, quoted and stuff!
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Please allow me a "geek" moment.

Like many people, I check out my Google Alerts now and then. Ya know, to be sure none of the other "Julie Prince"s out there are starring in porno flicks or anything I should know about before I learn it the hard way.

Anyhoo, I found a professor's 'Intro to Literature' assignment that quoted yours truly:

"In her review of The Lucky Place for ALAN, Julie M. Prince comments that, 'The challenge of keeping a character’s voice believable and consistent is always difficult. Vincent manages it under doubly difficult circumstances, since this story spans from Cassie at age three to Cassie at age twelve. Vincent has done an amazing job of capturing the world from a preschooler’s perspective and growing the voice along with the character.' Your challenge in this week's discussion forum is to first write your adult version of the event, and then try to capture that same event or memory from the perspective of the kid you used to be, the one who lived it firsthand."

Is it corny that I'm more proud of this than I am of my actual publications? *tee hee*

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User: maureen_h
Date: 2009-12-12 08:35 (UTC)
Subject: (no subject)
No, not corny at all. This means someone (a professor no less) first took the time to read your review and second liked it enough to quote you in his assignment. It's very human to crave vaildation and he vaildated you good and proper. Well deserved!
Actually I'm really jealous :o)
Maureen. www.thepizzagang.com
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Julie M. Prince
User: jmprince
Date: 2009-12-12 19:13 (UTC)
Subject: (no subject)
Thanks for "getting it!"
And thanks for saying you're really jealous! More validation! I love it!
j/k
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cynthialord: happy feet
User: cynthialord
Date: 2009-12-12 09:17 (UTC)
Subject: (no subject)
Keyword:happy feet
Way cool!!!!
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Julie M. Prince
User: jmprince
Date: 2009-12-12 19:13 (UTC)
Subject: (no subject)
Thanks, Cindy!
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Lauren Whitney: writing
User: laurenem6
Date: 2009-12-12 16:27 (UTC)
Subject: (no subject)
Keyword:writing
Awesome! I like his assignment, too.
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Julie M. Prince
User: jmprince
Date: 2009-12-12 19:13 (UTC)
Subject: (no subject)
Yeah, I read the whole thing (a couple pages long). I think I would like to take that course. :)
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Heather: Squee
User: edgyauthor
Date: 2009-12-12 23:54 (UTC)
Subject: (no subject)
Keyword:Squee
How is that corny? I'd be totally elated to be quoted like that, too!
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Julie M. Prince
User: jmprince
Date: 2009-12-13 05:05 (UTC)
Subject: (no subject)
Thanks for understanding my geekiness! :)
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sarah_create
User: sarah_create
Date: 2009-12-13 09:18 (UTC)
Subject: (no subject)
That is very, very cool.
It is challenging to grow a voice with character!
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Julie M. Prince
User: jmprince
Date: 2009-12-14 01:54 (UTC)
Subject: (no subject)
It sounds like a great assignment, doesn't it?
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Stephanie Boman
User: sboman
Date: 2009-12-14 06:37 (UTC)
Subject: (no subject)
That is way cool. Reminds me I once had a professor at the local community college assign my short non-fiction story that had been published in the Lit Mag to his class to read...just seeing it listed in his syllabus was surreal.
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Julie M. Prince
User: jmprince
Date: 2009-12-14 23:50 (UTC)
Subject: (no subject)
Yes! Surreal. Exactly!
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eluper
User: eluper
Date: 2009-12-14 17:55 (UTC)
Subject: (no subject)
You totally rock, Julie!
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Julie M. Prince
User: jmprince
Date: 2009-12-14 23:50 (UTC)
Subject: (no subject)
Thanks, Eric!
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dewline: salut
User: dewline
Date: 2010-04-04 02:07 (UTC)
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Keyword:salut
Congratulations on this! (And thanks for f'listing me!)
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