AWFT Birth Announcement!
|by Catherine Larson|
For those of you who don't know, in addition to my full-time job, planning a wedding, moving out of my apartment, and buying/building a townhome (because I didn't have enough to do), I've also been writing a book that will come out in 2009 with Zondervan. My deadline to my editor was/is today and I'm pleased to announce the arrival of the first draft of. . .
Name: As We Forgive Those: Stories of Reconciliation from Rwanda
Day: Monday, March 31st, 2008
Time: 3:45 am
Weight: 73,957 words
Height: 263 double-spaced pages
She's a doozy. I'm sure she'll be changing a lot in the next month or so--don't all newborns!--as my editor plays nursemaid. But the hardest work is done, and boy, if labor is anything like this, I am one much more deeply sympathetic person.
By the way, the documentary film that inspired the book will be premiering in DC on April 10th at the Avalon Theater. Tickets are currently sold out. But take a look at the trailer. If you are interested in having a screening of the film in your area, follow the directions on the website. That's it for now.
Oh, and in case you were wondering, no epidurals--just good old-fashioned caffeine--lots of it.
(Image © Alexander Dunn & Company)