Monday, October 19, 2009

This is Hilarious

Shouts & Murmurs: Subject: Our Marketing Plan : The New Yorker: "Hi, Ellis—

Let me introduce myself. My name is Gineen Klein, and I’ve been brought on as an intern to replace the promotion department here at Propensity Books. First, let me say that I absolutely love “Clancy the Doofus Beagle: A Love Story” and have some excellent ideas for promotion."

Read it all at the link.


Stephen B said...

Didn't she have the wrong title by the end of that rant? Indeed, these changes with the internet, blogging - and impersonal book promotion are going to change the publishing industry (and that's NOT for the good!)

Too funny -

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Karin M said...

Hysterically depressing.

Richard Robinson said...

What's really scary is that in 20 or 30 years, THESE will be "The Good Old Days" of publishing (and everything else).