Do you remember that Kool & the Gang song - "Celebration"

The song goes like the title of this post: "Celebrate good times, come on! (da da da dum) celebrate good times, come on..."

Ah, never mind my singing... let's just see the video... (Thanks VEVO)

Today, we're celebrating some major news for 3 of my best Gal Pals.

Lindi Peterson - signed with Belle Books for Her Best Catch - to be released winter 2011

Dianna Shuford

Mindy Obenhaus

Finaled in the Genesis Contest in the Romantic Suspense Category!!!

So... Let's Celebrate!! YaHoo!!! Congrats Ladies!!!

And here are the 2010 Genesis finalists:
(total entries: 47)

Cindy Hays
Lynnette P. Horner
Chris Kraft
Mark Lundgren
Christina S. Nelson

(total entries: 63)

Jeannie Campbell
Sarah Forgrave
Janice LaQuiere
Rebecca Syme
Linda Yezak

(total entries: 35)

Laurie Benton
Brenda Jackson
Robert Kaku
Lisa Karon Richardson
Katie-Marie Stout

(total entries: 65)

Susanne Dietze
Anne Greene
Pam Hillman
Lisa Karon Richardson
Ruth Trippy

(total entries: 45)

Rich Bullock
Barbara Early (double finalist with two entries)
Lynda Schab
Chawna Schroeder

ROMANTIC SUSPENSE (there was a two-way tie for the fifth finalist slot):
(total entries: 50)

Valerie Goree
Mindy Obenhaus
Leslie Pfeil
Dianna Shuford
Teri Dawn Smith
Terri Weldon

(total entries: 49)

Ben Erlichman
Suzanne Krein
Shelley Ledfors
Andra Marquardt
Holly Smit

WOMEN'S FICTION (there was a three-way tie for the fifth finalist slot):
(total entries: 76)

Lisa Buffaloe
Jennifer Fromke
Terri Haynes
Fay Lamb
Christina S. Nelson
Melissa Tagg
Michelle Ule

(total entries: 56)

Angela Bell
Lin Harris
Kasey Heinly
LoraLee Kodzo
Stefanie Morris



Yeah for Dianna and Mindy!! Good luck, ladies.
Dianna Shuford said…
Thanks Christy and Lindi. I'm reworking my pages today to get them ready to resubmit. Even if I don't win, finaling is a big deal and cheers me up because it means my work is moving in the right direction.

Best wishes to Mindy. And, I'm still dancing for Lindi...
Rebecca Lynn said…
I finaled in Contemporary Romance! :-) I am so excited to be among such amazing company!

Congrats to all the other finalists!!
Dianna Shuford said…
Congrats, Rebecca! Welcome to the party!!!
Mindy Obenhaus said…
Thanks, Christy. And congratulations to Rebecca, Dianna, and all the other finalists!
You know me, Christy, I love a party. And I LOVE that song! I'll be dancing all day. Won't I be a sight at my youngest son's field day :-)
Christy LaShea said…
Oh My Goodness, Rebecca! Congratulations!!!! I didn't recognize your name!!! WoOO HOO!! The party just keeps getting better!!!

LOL Mindy, you dancing at Field day will be a HIT... be sure to wear your 80s outfit.

Celebrate Good times, come on! Duh, duh, da, duh, duh, dum....
Carol Ann said…
Congratulations to all the finalists!

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