[DWJ] Off-topic Note: Nice News

Nic W eawil3 at email.wm.edu
Sun Jan 29 11:49:08 EST 2017


Will do, Kyra, and thanks for the encouraging words!

On Sun, Jan 29, 2017 at 3:55 AM, Kyra Jucovy <arykiy at gmail.com> wrote:

> 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:
>
> >
> >
> >
> >
> > aharlib at earthlink.net
> > BEHIND THE BOOKS IS REALLY COOL!
> >
> > Amy
> >
> >
> > 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
> >
> > Your Behind the Books series is really neat so far, Sally! (And thanks
> for
> > the kind words.)
> >
> > On Thu, Jan 26, 2017 at 6:05 PM, Sally Odgers <sally at sallyodgers.com>
> > wrote:
> >
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > On Wed, 25 Jan 2017 02:46:56 -0500, "Amy Harlib"  wrote:
> > >
> > > >> aharlib at earthlink.net
> > > >> Wow - wonder why you got rejected?
> > > >>
> > > >> 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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