I’m absolutely beside myself.
Technically, it doesn’t mean anything unless you actually win the thing. But, to begin with, the odds of being accepted for publication are so, so great already that to go beyond it seems miraculous to me.
Now the wait, the long, long wait till early or late springtime, when the final verdict will come. Hopefully it will be a good and worthwhile wait.
What a wonderful season, an uplifting season it’s been.