Dear readers. I have written a book. And it’s going to be published. (Eek!)
It’s a collection of some of these columns about life in New York and has the lovely addition of some previously unpublished short stories. First printing is planned for early January.
I expect to self-publish the book using a design site called www.blurb.com. There’s ferocious team of editors, graphic designers, artists and proofers working with me, and we’re already about a quarter of the way through editing. (I am in talks with a few publishing houses, though few = 2 and ‘talks’ may be kind of a liberal way of putting it.)
I have funding for printing and shipping, but I’d like to lower the cost of the book to about $10. (At least until it hits its third year on the NYT best-seller list.) This is where you come in — a really cool nonprofit called Kickstarter has agreed to promote my book on their site. It works on a tipping point principal like Groupon or Kiva. My goal is to raise $2,000 by the first week of January.
You can donate or just check out the project here: http://bit.ly/mollybook None of this would have happened without your readership and support through this blog. Thank you from the bottom of my ickle heart.
Holy crap guys, we did it.