Good Golly Galleys
Updates and excitement(s)
Hello, I was away for a while and now I’m back :>
Galleys are here!! They’re real!! It’s happening!! Is this allowed??!!
If I’ve learned anything in the past year through this first wallop at publishing, it’s that dredging up a bonafide Book™️ truly does take a village. Several people to thank for the state of this beaut:
Alison Cnockaert’s interiors made me eager-shriek while idling in the Las Palapas drive-thru when I opened up the proofs. The title page takes my breath away every single time I see it—LOOK AT IT. Ali’s vision for this story is pure gorgeousness, head to toe. I can’t wait for you all to see it in person.
If jacket designer Christopher Lin hasn’t been to New Mexico before, extra points for hitting the bullseye on the colors of the sun against the mountains. I received this proof in the middle of a furniture store, and was very grateful for many comfortable sofa options on which to sit and Take A Minute to adore it.
Leah Marsh has been a phenomenal production editor, and Katie McKee, Molly Pieper, and Jazmin Miller have some very exciting things spinning up in the marketing centrifuge as launch approaches—stay tuned!
And of course my direct team, about whom I am incapable of shutting the hell up: Kate Dresser is a dream editor (I have never known someone so able to Yes, And my What Ifs), Tarini Sipahimalani has been absolutely integral to my sanity for the past year, and Chris Bucci always knows how to point me to the single thread that will make the whole tapestry cinch up perfectly with just one last tug.
Secure your copy of SHOOT THE MOON today! Liftoff on October 10th 🚀
My usual go-to now is “babble in the newsletter to make it feel longer/make the inbox-click seem worth it,” but instead of that, here are some simple diagrams about a few sweet mundanities of late (my resident data scientist is going to have a conniption over the math liberties I’ve taken, sorry, I love you) —
I hope you enjoyed those, I enjoyed making them.
Thanks for stopping by! Preorder SHOOT THE MOON, love thyself, hug your friends ❤️🥳❤️
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