Tuesday, September 29, 2009

Wrapping Up

My nonfiction book wraps up next week. I have to say that the project has been a learning experience. I have become better at parceling out my time, and at maximizing the workable hours. But then, I've always been a fan of deadlines for just these reasons--having a specific timeline to work within provides a system, and a sort of time enclosure in which a more narrow focus is attainable.

After my final stages are handed in, I begin a new project. It's another lengthier project, and something that I am very excited about. My new client has put the last 7 years of her life into her memoir, and I hope, as her editor, to help her make it the best version of itself. I have a few publishers in mind for her already...