Monday, November 21, 2011

midnight unmasking ceremony

*eats dragon fruit*

*burns sage*

*dons ceremonial robes*

*shakes ceremonial rattles*

*reads relevant passages from the Tao te Ching*

*steals glance at clock*

*counts to three*

*scampers into the moonlight*

*gambols*

At this point, participants who wish to discover INTERN's "real identity" (as well as a totally unfounded rumor about this blog being defunct) are spirited over to this page (scroll down to the fifth item in the list).

Otherwise, here's the news:



Huzzah! Novels! Gamboling! Dragon fruit for all!

49 comments:

  1. CONGRATS! That is, indeed, big news. I would give more specific congrats, but then, it would ruin the fun for those wanting to remain in the dark (though, why would you?).

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  2. Congratulations! But I'd prefer more scampering.

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  3. Woot -- good for you (on all fronts)!

    (But... "now-defunct"?!?)

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  4. CONGRATS! CANNONS! CONFETTI!

    When they said your blog's defunct, they actually meant it's da funk. And I bet your book is, too!

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  5. This "YA" subgenre is also known as YYYYYAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAYYYYYY!

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  6. Congratulations on your book deal! Happy to hear that this blog is not defunct :D

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  7. That is awesome news. Congratulations :-)

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  8. WOOHOO! Congratulations, Miss Hilary Smith, now unmasked. ;) Well deserved.

    Also, I wonder if they mistook your unmasking as the end of the blog instead of just the end of your anonymity?

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  9. Congratulations! But I thought we were supposed to eat horse hearts?

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  10. YAY! So, so excited for you!

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  11. Ryan: DANG! horse hearts are in the cooler! bring them out! bring them out!

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  12. Maine Character: they TOTALLY meant "da funk". INTERN didn't tell you she's installing a permanent funk soundtrack to play whenever readers browse this blog?

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  13. Congratulations on your massive deal!

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  14. Wow, awesome congrats on this deal.

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  15. Congratulations, that's fantastic!

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  16. Woah...AMAZINGNESS!

    This calls for a massive celebration across blogosphere :D

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  17. What a fantastic way to unmask!

    Congratulations.

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  18. *gambols with*

    WOOHOO! Can't wait to buy multiple copies and shove them upon my peers.

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  19. CONGRATS!!! That is wonderful news. And now I must smugly admit that I tracked you down ages ago, after your first nonfiction book came out. (not many books on that topic published per year, you know?) But I never did tell, no sir. Very happy to hear your exciting news!

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  20. I'm so happy for you, Intern. Long may Hilary Smith write.

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  21. WOW!!! Great job there Hilary! You are an inspiration to us all!

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  22. Congratulations, what an awesome auction result! I hope you'll keep writing in your blog even though now you're a big ole published author. :)

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  23. WOWIE ZOWIE! Congratulations, Miss Hilary Smith! I'm totally dancing for you right now.

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  24. Gamboling definitely in order. And maybe a little futterwacken?

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  25. Hilary Smith! Good job Bob! Congratulations.

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  26. Congratulations INTERN...er, DEBUT AUTHOR!!!! :)

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  27. Congratulations!

    I admit I read the article first and was all "NO! BLOG NO MORE?" but your post makes me feel better. Yay, so happy for you!

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  28. Hooray!

    (Is this another nom de plume?)

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  29. I hope this means you don't have to sleep in the car anymore. :)
    Congrats!

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  30. Congratulations, Hilary. I am very happy for you and look forward to reading your book.

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  31. Botanist: Futterwacken? What the heck is futterwacken? *lurches off to find a dictionary*

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  32. PS to Everyone: this gambol's for you!

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  33. CONGRATS!!!!! *tosses environmentally-friendly-but-sparkly-nonetheless confetti*

    And you can afford sage sticks aplenty now. All is well with the world. :)

    Hugs,
    Lola

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  34. What a great reveal! Congratulations and thanks for spilling the beans. {}

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  35. So happy for you! I have definitely been dying to know who you are since I began reading your blog long long ago. Perfect reveal.

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  36. I already knew your terrible secret real identity! You told me way back when I wanted to know, and that was definitely super awesome! But I get to celebrate your especially very awesome book deal announcement! I am so happy and proud and I can't wait for your books to be available! :D

    ~Ashlee
    http://ashleesch.com
    http://theDragonsHoard.bigcartel.com

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  37. I'm a bit behind the eight ball here, but...CONGRATULATIONS!! (:

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  38. Congratulations. That is awesome news.

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