This post is an encore presentation. The original, written by Melody Simpson, was posted on 1/22/15 on the Hollywood the Write Way site. You may have heard that Egmont Publishing has recently announced it is folding. The last of its catalogue to release will be the Spring 2015 line up which means that we don't know what will become of all of the wonderful Fall 2015 (and beyond) debuts that were coming from Egmont.
I'd like to think that Random House will find a way to relea
Dear Egmont Authors, First of all, I am so sorry! What you are going through sucks. There is no other word I can use... well, there are, but most of them would require a 5 second delay from the FCC. Last June, I was sitting in the same shell shocked place you are now. Within minutes of my agent breaking the news that my first publisher was closing, my head was in a whirlwind. 2014 was supposed to be my debut year. I was supposed to oogle over my cover, drool when my 1st pass
You know that first week of January when everyone was busy talking about how awesome 2014 was? Yeah... I was not doing that. In fact, I was knee deep in doing anything but getting organized. Here's a secret of mine that everyone knows. I am not an organized person. This is not to say that I can't accomplish things. Oh no, I can get things done, but I have what I call a "binge" personality. For example, one of the questions I dread when I speak to groups, especially when I'm o
After trying to keep up the website and the blog, I decided it was time to shuffle the cards and create a one-for-all site. Here it is! And looking at my blog calendar, we are going to have a ton of fun! So sit back, grab a box of popcorn and get ready for a crazy 2015 year! It's going to be amazing! Sarah Currently Reading Alice in Wonderland & We Were Liars Currently Listening to The 5th Wave #newblog