Tooting my own horn

Voices of the Valley: First Press

Tooting one’s own horn means that an individual is bragging about an accomplishment without waiting to be honored by others. Toot! Toot! Toot! Three of my short stories were published in Voices of the Valley: First Press , the first anthology of California Writers Club Tri-Valley Branch.

“So what?” you ask with a shoulder shrug and add the familiar cliche “Piece of cake. You’re the president. The anthology committee wouldn’t dare touch your submissions.”

I’m pleased to say that being president didn’t give me a free pass or place a halo over my head. The selection process was nondiscriminatory—no mercy for me. That editing equality gives me the right to….

TOOT! Mosaic
TOOT! Search and Rescue
TOOT! Heritage Paradox

TOOT! TOOT! TOOT!

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2 responses to “Tooting my own horn

  1. Lani Longshore

    You’ve earned the right to be proud!

  2. Congratulations! The editing process was not a piece of chocolate (Gotcha), but you survived. The finished product is a fine representation of our young branch of CWC. I look forward to many more anthologies and many more stories. Keep clicking those keys.

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