By JOSHUA KURLANTZICK
“Like many aspiring authors, Marrit Ingman had a tough time convincing publishers that her big book idea – a wry, downbeat memoir of postpartum depression – could sell.
‘I had to convince the publisher that an audience for the topic really did exist,’ said Ms. Ingman, a Texas-based freelance journalist. ‘The big publishers kept telling us that mothers only wanted prescriptive or ‘positive’ books about being a parent.'”
– Hey, if anyone out there knows of a publisher who wants a good book on starting, running and succeeding in small business let me know. While I haven’t written one yet it would definitely be a worthwhile project. Any opinions? -ed.