Saturday, July 14, 2012

Reader report 2

The second reader's report on my manuscript came in.  The second, much like the first, recommended extensive revisions to deal with some theoretical and methodological issues that I had not discussed, but said that, once I had dealt with those, the press should publish the book.  So, first of all, YAY!

Now I'm going through the two reports with a fine-toothed comb, trying to figure out where they agree and disagree, and how to thresh out what to do with the conflicting bits of advice.  I need to talk with the editor about all this before the consideration process moves on, so I need to make sure I know – as much as I can, anyway – what I think of the suggested revisions.  (Obviously, all the revisions that the two readers both suggested must be done.) 

Dizzying, but exciting!


  1. Yay!!!!!! Hooray! Congratulations and hurrah and go drink some wine!!!

  2. Awesome! This is just the sort of news you want when you're moving in T-one week. :) What I mean is that I'm sure you'd rather work on the book instead of dealing with the tedium of packing boxes.

    That said, congrats on the good news. I'm happy to act as a sounding board for revision. I WAS an editor for three years after all. (At a scholarly journal, that is.)

  3. w00t! You aren't hopeless! I look forward to reading your book when it comes out. :)

  4. Congrats! Now have a goddamn drink!

    1. Done and done! I now have a bellyful of wine. I feel celebratory and mellow.