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Astrid 'Artistikem' Cruz As much as it wanted but that's if, and only IF, a woodchuck could chuck wood.
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In November I interviewed author Stacey Cochran about his book, EDDIE & SUNNY, while it took part in the Kindle Scout program. Back then, I asked all of you nice people to nominate it so it could get published by Amazon and, guess what? It got picked! YES! Now, months later, the book’s digital version has been published through Kindle Press and a paperback version is available thanks to Dow...

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Astrid Haha, thanks Hunter! At first it didn't feel so good but then, every author gets them so why bother? Best of luck with your book! :D


Hunter Murphy Hiya, Astrid. Thanks for connecting. I loved your tweet: "First bad review of new book. I feel complete now. :)" Good one. My book's only been out for two weeks. Soon enough, I'll be able to feel complete too. :)


Astrid My pleasure, Becca!!


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Becca Mills Thanks for friending me, Astrid! :)


Astrid Zee wrote: "Hi Astrid! Lovely to meet you :)"

My pleasure, Zee!


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Zee Monodee Hi Astrid! Lovely to meet you :)


Astrid Jason wrote: "thanks for the friend request!"

Anytime! ;)


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J.C. thanks for the friend request!


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