Thought I’d share a pic of me and my brilliant editor at Simon & Schuster, Sarah Knight, taken last night after an event at the International Festival of Authors in Toronto. (We don’t smile like that when taking kicks at first drafts, I can tell you).
More great news I can now share! (I don’t know what I could possibly post next week. “Dog craps on rug…AGAIN!” Or maybe “Toronto author proves that cure for common cold remains elusive”).
Anyway, it’s been announced in Publishers Weekly today that my forthcoming novel, The Demonologist, has a new publisher for all of North America in Simon & Schuster. The Demonologist is something of a creative departure for me – or perhaps more an escalation – and so it feels right for it to have a new home. I’m inspired by the brainstorms I’ve already had with my editor at S&S, Sarah Knight, and hope this is the beginning of a long, happy marriage. Like Fonda and Hepburn in On Golden Pond. Or something.
Here’s the piece in today’s Publishers Weekly: