And, to start the Lunar New Year, does it get any better for a debut author?
A few days ago, Agent Jill sent email. “Call me.
HarperCollins US has made an offer.”
Well of course that was the morning I was at work hosting a webinar about digital marketing, unable to phone her back until it
was all over.
Editor Jennifer Brehl of William Morrow at HarperCollins US
is now my American editor. She has a tremendous reputation in the industry, but
of course what I’ve fixated on is that she has edited some of my favourite SF
authors, such as Sherri S. Tepper, Bradbury, Azimov, and Neil Gaiman.
(Yes, I love SF/Fantasy. I attend Bad SF Night Potluck
Dinners and bring my own DVDs of really bad SF movies to share. Yes, my novel contains
I’m so thrilled to be part of the HarperCollins family on
both sides of the border. Most of all, it’s just unbelievable that I get to
work with two top-notch editors, Iris Tupholme and Jenn Brehl. It feels like
landing a scholarship to the literary version of Stanford.
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