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Book Keeping: Press Leads Would-Be Author to Agent, Deal

After some false starts, this blogger-turned-author landed an editor who 'got' her teen-focused book

- May 9, 2007
Since Anastasia Goodstein's fresh off a two-month tour packed with speaking engagements tied to her first book, Totally Wired: What Teens and Tweens are Really< Doing Online, it's not immediately apparent that her path to publication had a rocky start. But, by her own account, the blogger and consultant had to do some serious convincing -- starting with her agent, ICM's Kate Lee -- to get her book idea on the radar of those who could help her take it to publication. Her platform helped, as Goodstein's has years of experience specializing in marketing and media relating to teens,...

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