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  • Archive for November 9th, 2007

    Cary Goldstein, book publicist extraordinaire

    Friday, November 9th, 2007

    Cary Goldstein (very patiently) trekked across five cities with me to attend dinners that he and his assistant Carolyn had carefully arranged. As my friend Nicole (who attended two dinners, in Boston and San Francisco) put it, you couldn’t even tell he was a publicist at the dinner. It’s amazing what a good book publicist […]

    It’s cold in LA

    Friday, November 9th, 2007


    Our copyeditors seem to like it thus far…

    Friday, November 9th, 2007

    My editors have been telling me that the copy editors who have been working on the book, have said nice things about it. (three cheers for copy editors, they catch the most amazing thing). One email forwarded to me by one of the copy editors: I did manage to get it back one day sooner […]

    Galley demand

    Friday, November 9th, 2007

    From one of the sales reps …to the publicist after the prepub dinner in Seattle @ House of Hong. Which is in theory, why we do the tour in the first place, so yay. Hi, Jennifer 8 Lee was such a hit in Seattle that my accounts are clambering for more  galleys. Can you send […]