[DWJ] Off-topic Note: Nice News

Kyra Jucovy arykiy at gmail.com
Sun Jan 29 03:55:36 EST 2017


Must chime in to say that I'm certainly eager to read this book someday
too!  Keep us updated on the efforts to publish, please.

---Kyra

On Fri, 27 Jan 2017, 00:48 Amy Harlib, <aharlib at earthlink.net> wrote:

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> aharlib at earthlink.net
> BEHIND THE BOOKS IS REALLY COOL!
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> Amy
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> http://www.reverbnation.com/amazingamycontortionistuniqueyogadancer
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Nic W
> Sent: Thursday, January 26, 2017 7:23 PM
> To: Diana Wynne Jones discussion
> Subject: Re: [DWJ] Off-topic Note: Nice News
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> Your Behind the Books series is really neat so far, Sally! (And thanks for
> the kind words.)
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> On Thu, Jan 26, 2017 at 6:05 PM, Sally Odgers <sally at sallyodgers.com>
> wrote:
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> > On Wed, 25 Jan 2017 02:46:56 -0500, "Amy Harlib"  wrote:
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> > >> aharlib at earthlink.net
> > >> Wow - wonder why you got rejected?
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> > >> Hope your book finds a home!  Would love to read it.
> > >>
> > >> Amy
> > >>
> > Me too! Books get rejected for lots of reasons; often because the
> > extremely limited slots are all full, or because a book, no matter how
> > glorious, doesn't fit the current "editorial vision".
> > Some are even rejected for being TOO glorious; they just don't sit right
> > in a list. Picture if you will someone who has a pretty collection of
> > tumbled river stones. Someone offers this person (let's call her Chloe) a
> > polished opal for her collection. She loves it but it won't fit the
> > collection. It's another beast entirely. Picture someone with a happy
> > tribe
> > of mongrel scruffs. Someone offers a highly-bred pedigreed pup. Oh
> dear...
> > it's not a good fit.  Or a ball dress for someone who is shopping for
> > dungarees. I could go on...
> >
> > Sally O
> >  By the way, I'm doing a Behind the Books project about my own lot. I'm
> > putting up a background piece for a different book or story every day,
> > including those that I was pleased with but which never found a home.
> > Check
> > it out at http://behindsallysbooks.blogspot.com.au/ if you wish.
> >
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