Tough Love for Writers: WRITE THAT BOOK ALREADY!

Self gleaned the following quote from Leah Garchik’s column in the San Francisco Chronicle of 22 June 2010:

Sam Barry and Kathi Kamen Goldmark were at Booksmith last Tuesday performing a scene from their new work, Write That Book Already! The Tough Love You Need to Get Published Now. Barry is marketing and promotions manager at HarperOne. Goldmark is a novelist, founder of the authors’ band the Rock Bottom Remainders and producer of “West Coast Live.” Together they write an Author Enablers blog on bookpage.com

The scene they performed was the editorial meeting at a publishing house where participants considered the merits of a bird-watchers’ mystery, “When the Sparrow Cried Wolf”; also “Churning to be President,” a coffee table volume of photos of presidential butter sculptures; and “Videology,” about the effect on human beings of the shows being aired on TV at the exact moment of their births.

After the playlet, the authors discussed editing, agents, marketing, promotions, jackets … all the stuff that goes with getting a book published.

Check them out, dear blog readers! Check them out now.

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