If you’ve been one of the masses who read through E. L. James’ FIFTY SHADES OF GREY trilogy, you might be interested to know she’s releasing a new book through Vintage Books. It might not be what you’re expecting, however. It’s a journal about her journey to getting published, as well as writing tips for people who might want to try their own hand at breaking into the world of books.
The Fifty Shades of Grey: Inner Goddess (A Journal) came about because of her fans. Whenever she met with the public during interviews or to sign books, etc., there were always so many questions about how she got started and how the publishing industry works, that she decided she’d publish a journal that revealed the inner workings of writing a book and her thoughts along the way. Maybe this book won’t be as wildly successful as her series, just due to the topic, but I’m sure many people will be interested.
While she isn’t the first author to pen a book about writing, many readers complained about the poor writing in her series. Will this be something she addresses in the new book? Does it matter? Some would argue that it doesn’t matter. She did what she set out to do–write something she was interested in and make readers care. That’s all that really matters.