Sunday, July 20, 2008

Literary love's rocky course...

This is the funniest essay I've read on writing in awhile, and I had to share the link:

author & book love-hate story


Anonymous said...

Hey look at your new look!

Kimberly Frost said...

Hi Paul,

Yes, I'm all official now. :)

Back cover blurb - check
Cover image - check
Website - check

Book - um, okay, still one thing to go. ;)

Kelly McCullough said...

Howdy Kimber,

You'll have to let me know who your editor is at Berkley. If it's Anne Sowards we're publishing cousins.

Kimberly Frost said...


My editor's not Anne Sowards, but Anne did play a part in the creation of Would-be Witch. I met her at a conference and pitched the concept in the hallway. (I love all the dark urban fantasies at ACE/ROC, but had this idea for something light rattling around my brain. I wasn't sure anyone would be interested in a light urban fantasy, so I asked her what she thought.)

She was not only very kind, but she expressed interest in the premise. I began work on the story the same day.

So, maybe you and I are second cousins? ;)

Joe Iriarte said...

Holy crap, that was funny! I am now reading it to my wife as she recovers from a fairly critical critique from an author friend. I think she'll love it as much as I have!

Thanks for linking it!

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