Tuesday, April 5, 2011
On Guard for Thee
They received thousands of stories for this book, which they have narrowed down to 145 (one of which is mine). They need to further narrow it to 101 stories for the book. So I, along with five others, will be reading and scoring these stories and they’ll use our feedback to make their final selections. No way would I turn this down, even though Amy said there was nothing in it for me but fame and glory. I’m thinking it will look pretty sweet on my writing/publishing credits, eh?
I’ll be looking for subtle Canadian nuances or political incorrectness that American editors might miss. Like how much we enjoy bragging about our rotten weather. Have you got any you'd like to remind me of?
And don’t worry, the book will have plenty of hockey and Tim Horton’s stories in spite of me.