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My Book Deal — It’s Really Happening!

My life goals have never been all that realistic — perform on Broadway and win a Tony, start my own billion dollar company, be the next Warren Buffet, write a book before I’m 30…

Well, I’m certainly not going to belting out Anything Goes as Sutton Foster’s understudy anytime in the near future. But I am going to be writing a book! This is completely freaking me out — me, write a book? Like a real, published-on-paper book? Yes, after nearly a half year of proposals, with a revised table of contents finally getting sign off, I’ll be a published author, before I’m 30. Of course, first I need to actually write the book.

I wouldn’t have thought of pursuing writing a book, but the opportunity came knocking on my door (ok, it came into my inbox.) An acquisitions editor reached out to me per a recommendation from a very respected person in business who I’ve never met. Apparently he had heard of me and made the initial recommendation. One thing led to another, and here I am, with a contract for a book deal in hand, and just a whole bunch of legal mumbo-jumbo to agree to, signing my life way for the next six months to write a real, legit book. Continue reading My Book Deal — It’s Really Happening!