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[marginalia] A Book, In Numbers : : Amy P. Knight

Lost, Almost is a book about people who see the world through their work in science and math. In that spirit, here is a look at the process of writing, publishing, and marketing the book, in numbers.

10: years ago I wrote the beginning of what would become Lost, Almost.

6: different houses I lived in while writing it.

2: number of graduate degrees earned during the process.

17: rejections for my favorite chapter as a stand-alone short story.

0: number of eventual acceptances for that same story. Continue reading