CUNY Publishing Institute Day 1: #PASSION

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June 3, 2013  CUNY starts continued education off right with pots of steaming coffee(Dunkin!), a ginormous fruit platter (Pineapple!), and a diverse array of bagels(Sesame!).  As a willing guinea pig of CUNY Publishing Institute’s  inaugural class, I give it a capital F for fantastic. For anyone who couldn’t shell out $$$, here’s a recap of vitals you missed. 
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There’s logic to this madness: Gone Girl, the Obamas and a Kiss Cam.

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When it comes to nytime best sellers, I am a bit skeptical at first.  I am one of the few people who has NOT read 50 shades of grey despite good reviews from my girlfriends, and even my boyfriend’s mom( she said she didn’t know what it was ‘really about’.)
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Dreaming BIG with Random House

randomhouselobbyDecember 14, 2012 at Random House Open House. I am pumped up with a capital P.

There is nothing more welcoming than a genuine smile… or some free swag.
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Life’s a bitch and then you change careers. Hear hear, Andrea Kay!

Photo on 12-10-12 at 4.34 PM #2In order to make a successful career change, sometimes you’ve got to work backwards(case and point above). Dig deep and ask yourself: What is the gnawing, restless feeling in the pit of your gut?  What does it tell you?
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Only Maurice Sendak could describe print so sensually. May he rest in peace where the wild things are.

BLVR: Is the problem with e-books partly a problem of color?

MS: Yes. Picture books depend on color, largely. And they haven’t perfected the color in those machines. But it’s not that. It’s giving up a form that is so beautiful. A book is really like a lover.
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You had me at Felix Felicis. Please sir can I have some Pottermore?

It’s been awhile since I’ve become Harry Potter obsessed. That is about to change.
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