Tuesday, February 20, 2007

Maybe Better Than a Job Offer

I've been offered a contract for my book.

40 comments:

Terri said...

That is fabulous news! Congrats! When you get a chance, give some advice to those of us who have no idea how to market/shop a book idea: should I have the whole thing done? a chapter? help! Are you done with the whole manuscript?

AcadeMama said...

I second Terri's comments...pay it forward!! And congratulations!!

kermitthefrog said...

Congratulations!

Flavia said...

NOT EVEN!

That's fantastic news. I'm so happy for you!

What Now? said...

How wonderful! Congratulations!!

k8 said...

Congratulations! Fabulous news!!

Nels said...

You go, girl!

Anastasia said...

hooray! That's fantastic news!

tangopretty said...

oh what thrilling news. good for you. that will make next year's job search so much easier...what cachet you and the M-K will have! good for you.

ceresina said...

Nice!

itinerarium said...

Yay! Excellent news. Also, should you not get an offer this year, the book contract will make an enormous difference should you choose to go on the market again. But bugger the forward looking statement, and enjoy your success!

helenesch said...

Congratulations! That's wonderful news. And, yes, this should help your career no matter what happens with this job search.

Laurie said...

woo! Way to go!

JBJ said...

Congrats, Dr. C!

Horace said...

Hot diggity! Did this come from the editor who was fishing for a collection from your cfp? or elsewhere?

AAYOR said...

You rock, Crazy! This is awesome news!

Psychobunny said...

Yay! Congratulations!

Greg said...

Congratulations! Now comes the writing/getting anonymously reviewed part that is much harder than writing articles but also much more satisfying.

Hilaire said...

So wonderful - congratulations!!!

phd me said...

That's fantastic! Whooo!!

Nik said...

Wow! Congratulations!

Pink Cupcake said...

That's awesome news. Go you! :)

Estrella said...

Congratulations! :-)

Dr. Virago said...

Woo hoo! Congratulations!

comebacknikki said...

Yay! Congratulations!!

Scrivener said...

Woohoo! Congratulations!!

Jane said...

Awesome!!! Congratulations to you!

Dr. Crazy said...

Thanks so much everybody! Needless to say, I'm as happy as I've been, like, EVER.

And Horace, it WAS the editor who contacted me about the possible collection! Score one for shameless self-promotion! (I just hope I don't fuck this up. I mean, they've not even seen the whole manuscript and they're offering me the contract - what if I don't live up to my own hype?) Ok, enough of that parenthetical angst. Am so happy! Will be angsty about it tomorrow!

Mel said...

what fabulous news! congratulations!

EmmaNadine said...

Congratulations, that's great news!

Sisyphus said...

Whoohoo! Congratulations!

Horace's partner's chocolate cake for everyone! ;)

MaggieMay said...

Oh, I am soooo happy for you! That is wonderful, wonderful news!

medieval woman said...

Fantastic news! Congrats!!!

Manorama said...

Congrats Dr. C.!!

New Kid on the Hallway said...

Congrats! That's AWESOME!!

luolin said...

Congratulations!
Speaking of shameless self-promotion, have you told the relevant search committee about the contract?

trillwing said...

Fabulous news! Congratulations!

timna said...

belated, but so happy for you.

jo(e) said...

Congratulations! Fantastic news!

Terminaldegree said...

Wonderful news--congratulations!