Milestone of the 1st

Since today is my 1st time as a guest blogger for Romance Junkies what better topic than 1st’s. I’m very excited to be a regular monthly blogger at RJ. I’ll be blogging here every month on the 28th .

This past year I had a few 1st milestones.

First book contract.
First publisher.
First editor.
First book published.
First review.

With all these firsts I celebrated these milestones in some way. There are a lot of firsts out there. I still remember my 1st job I had then the 1st paycheck from that job I got. My first day of college. My first day after college when I realized I had to find a career. LOL.

Some of the firsts that made me cry. The first time I held my niece after she was born. She was so tiny and precious Then more of my nieces 1st’s. First step, word and time she ate solid food.

As I mentioned there are many firsts out there. Many milestones of the 1st to celebrate.

Now that I’ve had a few 1st in my writing career and with a New Year approaching I plan to have some 2nd’s and beyond. They are to be celebrated just like 1st’s.

Here’s wishing you a happy new year of many 1st’s and lots of 2nd’s and beyond.

What are some of your 1st’s?

McKenna Jeffries
http://www.mckennajeffries.com
… sensual, edgy, unexpected

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Conquering Jazz by McKenna JeffriesConquering Jazz – What’s a woman to do when she unwittingly makes a tantalizing proposition to her best friend? Be brazen, bold and set some ground rules. Her offer. One night of carnal bliss. No emotion allowed. His counter offer. A continued affair to fulfill all their sexual cravings. His hidden agenda. Conquer to make sure their affair never ends.

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14 Responses to Milestone of the 1st

  1. debbie

    Congratulations on all your 1sts. Sounds like you had an exciting year. The 2nds and 3rds aren’t bad either:) You have a lot to look forward to.

    Debbie
    http://debbiewallace.blogspot.com/

  2. J.K. Coi

    Congrats McKenna! Those are awesome firsts, and may 2009 bring many more for you!

    J.K. Coi
    Immortals to Die For
    http://www.jkcoi.com

  3. Jessa Slade

    Those are excellent firsts. I sold my first book this year too, so I am truly empathizing with your excitement. And I love the idea of seconds for 2009 🙂 Happy New Year, all!

    Jessa Slade
    http://demonrepent.com

  4. McKenna Jeffries

    Thanks Debbie. So looking forward to all the next’s.

    Thanks JK. I’m excited about this new year.

    Hey Jessa. Congrats on your 1st sale in 2008. And we both will have great 2nd’s and beyonds this year.

  5. Crystal B.

    Congratulations McKenna! What wonderful firsts you had last year. Hope you have many more great things happen for you. 🙂

  6. Pamela Keener

    Way to go McKenna! Here’s to you!!!

    The only first I really care to remember was when I was in the Police Academy some 30 years ago. I had to do pull ups which as a girly girl I was not even close to accomplishing that feat. So in the first 8 weeks of training we had to do just one pull up. I was in the gym every night just hanging there and couldn’t pull myself up no matter how hard I tried, Then at the end of 16 weeks we had to do 2 pull ups. I was so frustrated that I couldn’t do 1. The night before our physical fitness test I am in the gym and voila I did 2 pull ups just like that. I couldn’t believe it and I told no one. I thought it was a fluke. So the next day I am in line to do my pull ups. I was the second to last person in my platoon of say 35 people. Everytime a woman completed their pull ups my SGT would ask me if I saw that. When it was my turn to perform I did my 2 pull ups. I was so proud but all the SGT said was you know you could of went home last weekend if you did just one. Another instructor broke free from his station and came and shook my hand. Talk about being proud as a peacock. At the end of 6 months training I had to do four and I kept at it until I accomplished that goal too.
    Love & Hugs,
    Pam Keener in PA

  7. Lynn Reynolds

    Hi McKenna – sounds like a hectic year of firsts for you. I got my first book contract in 2008 too, but the book’s still not out yet. So it looks like 2009 will be another year of firsts – the one I’m really dreading is “First Book Signing.” I use a pen name, and can’t decide which will be more embarrassing – no one showing up to my signings, or someone showing up and then me forgetting which name to write in the books?!?!?! Hope you have lots more happy firsts and seconds in 2009!

  8. sara hurt

    Congrats on having a great 2008, I do hope that 2009 brings your more happiness and success.

  9. Lexee

    Congrats on your firsts. They are dedinately great ones. Hope you have many more this year.

  10. Joyce

    Congrats! That is a great list of firsts. I’ll never forget the news of my first and only grandson and my first and only granddaughter.

  11. Sherry

    Congratulations on all your 1sts McKenna.

  12. Lisa W

    Congrats on all of your firsts and may you have many follow ups to them in 2009.

  13. Sue A.

    McKenna a great list of firsts to have achieved! I hope the new year brings you many more firsts!

  14. McKenna Jeffries

    Pamela Keener – What an awesome first.

    Lynn – Congrats on your 1st. And here is to many more.

    Sara Hurt –Thanks. I am hoping so also.

    Lexee – Thanks.

    Joyce – Congrats on your 1st.

    Sherry – Thanks.

    Lisa W – Thanks.

    Sue A. – Thanks and 2009 is already shaping up to be a good one. (grin)

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