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Shonda Rhimes Adds Author To Her Resume - Inks Book Deal w/ Simon & Schuster

Photo of Tambay A. Obenson By Tambay A. Obenson | Shadow and Act November 20, 2013 at 2:56PM

Shonda Rhimes Adds Author To Her List Of Credits - Inks Book Deal w/ Simon & Schuster
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Shonda Rhimes

Shonda Rhimes has inked a book deal with Simon & Schuster, announced Vice-President and Editor-in-Chief Marysue Rucci today. 


The book Rhimes will pen will follow her personal decision to build a family well before her Hollywood career began to skyrocket, and to navigate the challenges of balancing parenthood and professional success. 

It's described as a combo memoir/inspiration/prescription book that is scheduled for publication in 2015.
 

“Simon and Schuster is crazy for giving me a book deal as I am clearly in no position to be handing out wisdom,” said Rhimes. “But I have made a lot of mistakes as a single mother and as a working mother and as a sleepless mother and as a dating mother. And I did all of it while running a bunch of TV shows. So I'm going to write about that and hope my kids don't use it against me in therapy later."

“Shonda Rhimes is bar none in the storytelling realm,” says Rucci. “Now fans of her phenomenal shows can read Shonda’s story in her own words – and marvel at how Shonda built a phenomenal career through her unforgettable television characters and a beautiful family, simultaneously. Readers everywhere will cheer the fearless decisions Shonda has made to achieve happiness. We’re thrilled to be publishing her.”

Simon & Schuster acquired World English rights for the book, from Jennifer Joel, partner at ICM Partners.


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