Just over a year ago, I returned from the Land of Oz, full of wonder and awestruck amazement at what I had not only seen, but heard. For several weeks, I had sat day after day in the Grand Courtyard of Glinda's Red Brick Palace as Glinda, Princess Ozma and so many others spoke of young Jamie Diggs, the great grandson of O.Z. Diggs, the original Wizard of Oz.
They told tales of magic and friendship, battles against strange and unique creatures, as well as tales of truth, loyalty and family.
After all that time, I was commanded by the Royal Ruler of Oz, Princess Ozma to return to the Outside as her Royal Liaison and write of her new Royal Magician and his adventures. I gladly accepted. After all, how do you refuse a 110+ year old fairy princess and Royal Ruler of Oz?
Shortly after returning, I began the writing process and was soon finished, or so I thought. Who knew publishing a book could be so difficult?
Nearly a year later, I only now find myself knocking on the door of opportunity as I prepare to attend Book Expo America 2009 (http://www.bookexpoamerica.com/) to promote MAGICIAN OF OZ and seek my fulfillment of the Royal Command.
I await a message from her majesty, Princess Ozma as I prepare to ride the rails cross country to the great city of New York. What will she say and will she bless my journey? I think so...
Par Ardua Ad Alta!
James C. Wallace II
Royal Liaison to Princess Ozma
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