Saturday, July 29, 2006

Karen Thomas...

Well, I just read that my editor at Kensington Books, Karen Thomas, has left the publishing house. It would have been nice to have received an email from someone about this. I read it on my girl Felicia's blog (The Back List on my list of websites on the sidebar). If I hadn't felt so f*ed up, I probably would have found out last week.

I wonder what this means for my book? I was supposed to receive the manuscript back from Karen around today. According to Kensington, they are looking for a replacement, and the rumor is that Karen is going to Warner. So that puts me in a bit of limbo. I have a signed contract, but a new editor. I hate uncertainty, but c'est la vie.

Karen has edited and purchased three of my books, and I hope to work with her in the future. Plus, she's mad cool and I consider her a friend.


Unruly Brown said...

I didn't know Karen was your editor. I'd have told you myself.

But yeah that is kind of messed up how things are always so hush-hush in publishing.

Lawrence said...

I talked with someone at Kensington and they said Karen actually did send out emails, but knowing Kensington, they had my email addy from '98. lol

It's going to be really interesting to see how Kensington does with Karen. I was there when she started Dafina, and my book was one of the first on that imprint. She was pretty successful picking authors.

I'm not too familiar with Warner, but I wonder if they want her to do the same thing there?

Cocoa Girl said...

Good luck! I just found this out myself the day after you!

Lawrence said...

Thanks and I just added your blog to my links. I was wondering why it wasn't on there already.