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Tagged With: business

How to Deal with Bad News…

Sometimes, in the publishing world, you get bad news. Awful news. Devastating news. And sometimes you get lovely news. And fantastic news. And heart-stopping, dream-making news. But today we talk about how to deal with bad news. Bad news #1: Your manuscript was rejected. If this is the first rejection, it will be the hardest. … Continue reading »

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I Love News…

First off? Let me say how excited I am that Target is coming to Canada. While my heart feels bad for Zellers, let’s face it, Target has its act together. And they sell great clothes at cheaper prices. Not…cheap clothes at cheap prices. And their linens! Don’t even get me started on their duvets! I’ve … Continue reading »

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Being Brave

I’ve already mentionned that I’m looking for an agent. I gave myself until January 1 to do it. Which meant hunkering down and ignoring the call of the wii, the walks outside and the movies on tv to read my literary agent book and hi-light what looks good.  Now I’m researching them on the web.  … Continue reading »

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Other Things I Didn’t Know…

Oh you learn so much in the business. And there is so much I still don’t know. I still don’t know how they managed to convince Costco to carry my book. No idea.  Granted, they don’t have it yet, but maybe in the fall. I still don’t know why my book has not shown up … Continue reading »

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Edits

Lovely, editor Kathleen sent me the edits last night at 11pm.  She is insane to stay up that late to finish. I opened the file this morning. Oh boy. With the first book, I only had two pages of edits. And they weren’t even a big deal. I felt very good about myself. Granted, I … Continue reading »

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