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26 April 2008 @ 06:24 pm
Demashita!! ^O^ It comes out TOMORROW, please please buy it!  
I am now a published writer!!! ^O^ ^O^ ^O^!!! (Well, as of tomorrow) =D

A while back, I mentioned that I'd been asked to start a column in a newspaper. Well, it's finally coming out, TOMORROW! =D *celebrates*
* My column is called "Walking Tokyo"
* And it's running in Asahi's weekly english newspaper
* Which goes on sale every Sunday for ¥250.
* My column is going to run once a month
* And it covers places in Tokyo and the surrounding area that I think are interesting, as well as any cultural or other interesting things that I come across. Pretty much like my blog, which is how the amazingly nice editors found me and asked me to write for them! ^_____^

The newspaper is aimed at Japanese-speakers who are interested in learning english, but it's actually quite interesting for native speakers as well, I think. Please, please please if you have an extra ¥250, please go down to the convenience store/newspaper stand/bookstore/station/ etc, and get it! ^O^ It's the first time that I've ever professionally published my writing, photos, and artwork in a publication outside of school. So, I am really, really excited! It was fun to write, too! ^.^

PS: Moonlight is back!!!! And did anyone see all of the hilarious Ghost Hunters, Blair Witch, House on Haunted Hill, etc, parodies in last night's Supernatural? Awesome awesome. <3<3
 
 
 
ayikiayiki on April 26th, 2008 12:58 pm (UTC)
Congrats Jamie! You've worked so hard and you really deserve this! I can't wait to read it, I'll stop by the conbini tomorrow morning~ o^_^o
go15goreshi on April 26th, 2008 01:07 pm (UTC)
WOW!!! Congrats!! If I am there in Japan, I would definitely buy it...err..but I am not there..hehe...

cheers!!
ange: O_o siam ahangelamori on April 26th, 2008 02:16 pm (UTC)
uwa! Congratulations!
ma5amima5ami on April 26th, 2008 02:29 pm (UTC)
congratz \^0^/ jamie. I am sure everything will okay. :D

Are there possibility Asahi would upload it in their website ?
i still want to read it ^^ too bad i am not in japan now. if yes i will buy it soon :D
Rin { Milky Moo } ; Creeper Extraordinairecrazy_otaku911 on April 26th, 2008 02:40 pm (UTC)
Uwa!!! Congrats!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Vickytoldtojoinlj on April 26th, 2008 03:03 pm (UTC)
I'd get one if I could. D:

But still, yay for Jamie~!!
Llyn_lyn on April 26th, 2008 03:17 pm (UTC)
Wow, Congrats!!!
I'm so happy for you - I just wish I could go buy a copy.
Kathykisa829 on April 26th, 2008 03:17 pm (UTC)
Congrats! I'm really happy for you and I really like the layout! I would buy it if only I was in Japan...oh woe is me.
+: piggybabymoss on April 26th, 2008 03:43 pm (UTC)
YAY YOU!! lol ^^
Sana-chan: Tokidoki Fishsana_chan on April 26th, 2008 03:44 pm (UTC)
Ahhh congratulations!! That is so awesome!
Emilyteamlouisejp on April 26th, 2008 04:02 pm (UTC)
Amazing!
I'll have to keep an eye out for one!
akibareakibare on April 26th, 2008 04:51 pm (UTC)
I actually pay money to subscribe to the electric version of the regular 朝日新聞 (so I get the full content) so if I get the full content of the weekly English thing too, then I should be able to see it... ah, looks like it's totally public even (though right now it's stuck on April 20).

So maybe some tiny fraction of my 500 JPY a month is going to you then :)

Trust me, I WISH I could just go to the convenience store for it for a whole load of reasons, but alas, not from IL...
夢の声yume_no_koe on April 26th, 2008 05:20 pm (UTC)
WoW! That's really amazing! When I finally make it back there I will definitely buy it. XD
rollergalval: oh yay magical drama queen roxyrollergalval on April 26th, 2008 05:25 pm (UTC)
Yay! Wow, congratz! I always thought you would be good at something like that :) It's so cool how you were discovered on livejournal <3
sailorstarsun: yey!sailorstarsun on April 26th, 2008 05:49 pm (UTC)
That's so awesome! .^__^ Great job! I wish I could buy one. D=