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Where I've Been, Where i'm At, and Where I'm Going...:) - Kristin Reynolds's Blog

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Where I've Been, Where i'm At, and Where I'm Going...:)

Blog Posted:2/21/2009 6:30:00 AM

Hey there, Souper-naughts! So, I guess I should have done this sooner, as some of you have been asking where I've been. Thanks for thinking of me, first of all, and second of all - I miss you guys!

I have been crazy busy, and have WAY too many projects going at once. Some of you may know, I write children's books, as well as poetry, but a couple of weeks ago, I decided to try my hand at illustrating my latest one, and it is proving to be quite time consuming! For me, poetry is like breathing, but I had no idea how much time it takes to sketch, outline, print, color, etc...wow, crazy!

PLUS, about 10 days ago, or so, I began writing a poem...and just kept writing. :) Yup, looks like i'm now writing my first novel. I've been wanting to do this for a while now, and this is the time, It seems.

So, add my 5 small ones and a husband to the list, and you have 1 girl who has zero time for poetry and souping. I'm sorry!!!

After this book is illustrated, I should have more time - I hope!

Anyway, this is where i've been, and I'm sorry for not being around.

Wish me luck, you have no idea how much I poems/love'>love you guys, and how you've helped me - without the soup, this would not be happenening right now.

XOXO love to you all,


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Date: 2/26/2009 9:06:00 PM
Wow, you do have a lot going on. Great writers such as yourself need no luck as they have skill so I will say, "Congratulations!" I also wanted to say "Thank you" to you for being such an inspiration to so many. You remind me that hard work does pay off and is well worth the time and effort we put in. All my best to you. Smiles from Lolita
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Date: 2/22/2009 9:52:00 PM
Miss you like you miss the Prairies, hope your book turns out well...Raul
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Date: 2/22/2009 4:07:00 PM
Absolutely, I wish you the very best and it sounds like it has nothing to do with Luck ... smile ... and everything to do with talent and perserverence! Good for you!! Let me know when your birth day/month is and I'll send you a Happy Birthday blog in the future.
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Date: 2/22/2009 11:26:00 AM
Your knowledge and kindness are missed. Light & Love Debbie
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Date: 2/22/2009 5:54:00 AM
Good luck and much success! Please keep us posted. Knowing you it won't be long before there is a completed book ready for publishing - and I will be first in line to buy! Love, Shar
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Date: 2/21/2009 3:33:00 PM
Kristin Good luck on your new venture I hope its see 's you through success! Love Laura :)
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Date: 2/21/2009 12:42:00 PM
Good luck to you with all your projects!!! You are missed here....:) I am sure the new book will be amazing!! Love, Sara:)
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Date: 2/21/2009 12:21:00 PM
best of luck with everything, I agree with you totally, writing poetry is like breathing... I am also writing a childrens book.. have been for a long time now.. ha ha... one day... and it does take so much time.. miss your comments and come back soon..constance
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Date: 2/21/2009 10:18:00 AM
So that's it, a novel and illustrating, children's books. I love all of these, but have little art ability. I have written a dozen novels or so and know how much fun writing a novel can be...You get lost for great lengths of time, which isn't so bad. Luck with everything, Kristin, but leave a little time for a poem now and then. Love, daver
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Date: 2/21/2009 9:26:00 AM
Best wishes with all your creative endeavors. Missed you. Karen
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Date: 2/21/2009 8:11:00 AM
Hurry back my early morning crush..LOL..you know when I turn on the computer in the AM and see your comments or your poems it starts the day off just right.. I need more of your brain crunching poems to make my feeble mind wakeup..so hurry and do ya ting and bring the flavor back...seriously Kristin, I always knew that you are a star that will shine brightly..very talented my friend and my heart wishes you nothing but complete happiness and success..now hurry back!..LOL
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Date: 2/21/2009 7:38:00 AM
Good luck, dear Kristin...and although we miss you...we are rootin' for you too! Would love to see those illustrations and read what you are penning....but all in good time after you are published!! Keep us posted, and don't forget that we here are your cheering section !!! xoxox Carrie
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Date: 2/21/2009 7:31:00 AM
Where you're going ??? The answer Souper K ,is simple !! PLACES .... And we all know it !!! ... So you , write onnnnnnnnnn ..
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Date: 2/21/2009 7:30:00 AM
Missed you around the place Kristin.Best wishes with your projects (and family duties !)Rgds Brian
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