The 9-5

What do YOU want to know about publishing?

February 25, 2011

Ok, so yeah, the poll so far is unanimously in favor of hearing about publishing (I’m still taking opinions though if you want to go voice yours). It appears you’re all pretty excited about it, so I’m gonna give it my best shot to write about it, though I’m not entirely sure what form that’s […]

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I’ve got a question for you

February 24, 2011

So I’ve been meaning to ask this for a while, and there’s kind of no great way to do it that doesn’t feel awkward to me, so fine, I’ll just do it. As my long-time readers are aware (and maybe some of my new readers–HI new readers!), I work in book publishing. I’ve worked in […]

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Authors? Don’t blame marketing

January 10, 2011

I got lambasted today at work by an author. Which in and of itself is not a huge issue–it’s happened before, it will happen again, it can be the nature of the beast. But honestly, it’s kind of infuriating to get blamed, over and over and over again, for things that are NOT MY JOB. […]

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Today I did my job

November 16, 2010

Today, I finished a project I’ve been working on, in some way, shape or form for 18 months. Today, I can officially claim that I created an iPhone app (for work). I conceptualized the damn thing, worked through the development, tested it, and had it built(with developers and publishers kicking and screaming the whole way). […]

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Wonderful Wednesdays

October 27, 2010

Hey, it’s Wednesday, so you know what that means. Let’s get to it, m’kay? So this week’s wonderful is actually about my job…GASP! I know, I know, who’d have thunk I could find some wonderful in my day job right? Yesterday, I had my annual performance review. Because of the way that 1)my company does […]

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