Exciting News!

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A few months ago a publishing house contacted me with a book idea. When I first read the email I thought they were just sort of interested in my feedback and/or to write an article to include in the book. But after a bit more email correspondence, it was clear that what they were really looking for was an author and wondered if I had any interest in writing a book.

Do you know how many times I had to re-read the actual sentence to make sure I was reading it correctly?! A LOT.

After more email correspondence and phone meetings and a few more emails, the deal was done. It was all rather quick and tidy actually… but then there was about a week and a half before I knew for sure which almost killed me. It’s that excitement that you’re not actually supposed to be excited about but can’t really help it either. And then one afternoon I checked my email and there it was. Finalized. I was going to write a book! I was so happy and excited, a few tears of joy may have slipped out of my eyes and down my cheeks.

And then I my very next thought was OHMYGOD I HAVE TO WRITE A BOOK!!

What I’m really excited about is the idea for the book and just how perfectly it aligns with my style philosophy. I mean I don’t know how many times I’ve said aloud “Flaunt your assets and disguise your flaws”…. and when I expressed that in a meeting with the publisher she said, “That’s how I found you”.

So obviously, the book is about style and the tentative title is :

Rock Your Assets: How to Dress your Body Type to Become a Fashion Goddess

And I have a LOT of work ahead of me.

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LA native & lifestyle blogger Maegan Tintari writes daily at ...love Maegan.com sharing beauty & style secrets, including fashion DIYs, how-to nail art manicures, hair tutorials, and home decorating ideas, as well as a look into her personal life with her husband and adorable dogs, two Frenchies & an old Pug in wheels. Here you will find her talking about their journey & battle with infertility & recent relocation up to the mountains by a lake in search of a better life.

81 Comments

  • Brit

    October 28, 2011 | Reply

    That is so exciting! Congratulations! I’m sure it will be amazing! :)

  • The F Girl

    October 28, 2011 | Reply

    How exciting Maegan, congratulations! I can’t wait to see the final book.

  • Gemma

    October 28, 2011 | Reply

    :OOOO Congratulations!

  • Neris / Fashion Fractions

    October 28, 2011 | Reply

    WOW! AMAZING NEWS! Congrats Maegan, I’m sure it’s gonna be an awesome book :)

    Have a great weekend!

    xxx,

    Fashion Fractions

  • Anonymous

    October 28, 2011 | Reply

    A book from you is just what i need! Congrats.

  • Vanessa, Take only Memories

    October 28, 2011 | Reply

    That’s fantastic news! Congrats! I’ve always wanted to write a book! How cool that they came to you (not the other way around).

  • Kez

    October 28, 2011 | Reply

    Congratulations – that is so truly exciting!!!!! :)

  • allison

    October 28, 2011 | Reply

    omg! that is so exciting!! congratulations – i cannot wait to read it!

  • taylor

    October 28, 2011 | Reply

    i am BEYOND excited for you! i can’t think of a more deserving blogger and absolutely cannot wait to hear more about the book. yay!

  • Melody

    October 28, 2011 | Reply

    That is soooo exciting!!! Congrats!! I know it’s going to be great!

  • *starr fish

    October 28, 2011 | Reply

    Proof that when you do what you love, people notice! So happy for you, Maegan! Congratulations. Looking forward to reading the finished book!

  • Michelle

    October 28, 2011 | Reply

    Congratulations!!! Couldn’t be more deserved. I can’t wait til you’re finished so I can get a copy for myself!!

  • Loulou

    October 28, 2011 | Reply

    How exciting is that?! Way to go … Congratulations. It’s going to be great!

    Loulou @ Loulou Downtown

  • Morgan

    October 28, 2011 | Reply

    SO EXCITED FOR YOU!!! congratulations!

  • GFS

    October 28, 2011 | Reply

    Congratulationssssssssssssssss!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • stopmeifyouveheardthisone

    October 28, 2011 | Reply

    Congratulations! That is so exciting, and I’m sure it will be completely fabulous :)

    ~Stop Me if You’ve Heard This One

  • tina

    October 28, 2011 | Reply

    yay!!! congratulations! i know your book is going to freakin’ fantastic! woohoo! :)

  • meghan hochgesang

    October 28, 2011 | Reply

    so exciting and well deserved. cheers!

  • Andi

    October 28, 2011 | Reply

    So freaking stoked for you!!! What an incredible opportunity. How amazing will this be!?!? You definitely deserve it and that publishing house exec is a smart cookie. I cannot wait to see (and buy!) the final result. Congrats to you!!!

  • P.S. I love this...

    October 28, 2011 | Reply

    That IS exciting!! I would certainly buy it. Congrats!

  • myradollsworld

    October 28, 2011 | Reply

    Congratulations!!!! That is very exciting news!

  • sandyb

    October 28, 2011 | Reply

    had a feeling! congratulations! rock that book

  • Malinda

    October 28, 2011 | Reply

    Where can I pre-order? Congrats! I’m sooo buying it!

  • tootie

    October 28, 2011 | Reply

    Wow, congrats!!

  • Daniela

    October 28, 2011 | Reply

    Congrats!!!

  • Jani

    October 28, 2011 | Reply

    CONGRATS! Thats so exciting!

    -Jani
    http://www.funfashionfit.com
    http://www.foottraffic.com

  • Xuan

    October 28, 2011 | Reply

    Such great news and congratulations to you!

  • jenn~the stylish housewife

    October 28, 2011 | Reply

    CONGRATS!!! i can NOT wait to get my copy!!! i will be at your book signing girl!!! =)

    xoxo, jenn
    the stylish housewife

  • Natalie {Where North Met South}

    October 28, 2011 | Reply

    Congrats!!! I can’t wait to read it! :)

  • Veronika

    October 28, 2011 | Reply

    congratulations! what a wonderful opportunity! :)

  • Holly

    October 28, 2011 | Reply

    a million congrats to you!!!!!!!!!!!!!! so well deserved :)

  • a minute to spare

    October 28, 2011 | Reply

    congratulations!!! you deserve it… xoxo

  • Galaxia

    October 28, 2011 | Reply

    congratulations, looking forward to this!

    btw, this page keeps reloading while I’m trying to read…I’m using Chrome if that means anything?

  • Kayla

    October 28, 2011 | Reply

    That is such exciting news! I can’t wait to read it!

  • thankfifi

    October 28, 2011 | Reply

    Wow Maegan, congratulations – can’t think of a better person to fill that title with a book.x

  • Pamela

    October 28, 2011 | Reply

    congrats meagan!! You deserve it!! I can’t wait for it to come out and I’m defintely buying a copy!!

  • Mad For Fashion...For Less

    October 28, 2011 | Reply

    Congratulations Maegan, and I can’t wait to purchase my copy!!!!

  • Gabby

    October 28, 2011 | Reply

    Congratulations!! What exciting news!

  • Amanne

    October 28, 2011 | Reply

    Congradulations! What a huge accomplishment. I’m sure you and the hubby are over the moon. Can’t wait to read it.

  • Sing

    October 28, 2011 | Reply

    Very cool! For minute I thought the concept was going to be a DIY.
    Congrats!

  • Alex

    October 28, 2011 | Reply

    Awesome news Maegan congratulations!

  • Sherry

    October 28, 2011 | Reply

    NO WAY!!! Wow!! That is incredibly exciting!!!! Congrats!! It sounds like it’s going to be amazing, just based on the title and from reading your blog – can’t wait to actually read it!!! :)

    http://sweetandsassy-sherry.blogspot.com/

  • Lauren

    October 28, 2011 | Reply

    YAY!

    So so so so so excited for you!

    Congrats Maegan!

    So looking forward to it…annnnd a book tour? Yea? Chicago? See you there!

  • Maria

    October 28, 2011 | Reply

    That’s great news!!!!! CONGRATULATIONS!!!!!!!!I’m so getting a copy! :)

  • Miriam Stella

    October 28, 2011 | Reply

    i love your blog! is nice! i like it!
    have you seen mine? please, come to visit! there is also a great giveaway whit non price limit! and if you like it, you can follow me ;-)…i hope! :-)
    kisses
    Miriamstella
    http://isfashionmypassion.blogspot.com/

  • Molly

    October 28, 2011 | Reply

    I’m so happy for you! And I can’t wait to read it! Congratulations!

  • Nadine

    October 28, 2011 | Reply

    That is sensational news! CONGRATULATIONS! I cannot wait to read it – I love both your phenomenal style and your real, genuine, authentic, honest blogging ‘voice. Fantastic photo, too. Big hugs! I’m so excited! :D

  • The Beauty In Me

    October 28, 2011 | Reply

    CONGRATULATION….

    COME VISIT&GET COMFORTABLE
    http://WWW.STAYYOUNGFOREVER.BLOGSPOT.COM

  • Anonymous

    October 28, 2011 | Reply

    Congratulations! so excited for you!

  • The Curvy Girl

    October 28, 2011 | Reply

    WOW!Congrats! I am sure all of your fabulous fashions will be an inspiration!

  • CessOviedo

    October 28, 2011 | Reply

    OMG! That book will be a total hit! You absolutely know about that, gosh! I still sometimes read that post about you inviting us to embracing our body type and being comfortable in our skin, can’t wait for it! So much amazing stuff going on in your life doll! congrats!

    Cess O. <3 The Outfit Diaries

  • seekingstyleblog

    October 28, 2011 | Reply

    How exciting! That is definitely a book that I would be interested in!

  • Nancy

    October 28, 2011 | Reply

    C’est magnifique, Maegan.

  • *amanda*

    October 28, 2011 | Reply

    I would like to pre-order mine now. ;)

  • Imagine

    October 28, 2011 | Reply

    Such an amazing opportunity!
    Congratulations.

  • Joi

    October 28, 2011 | Reply

    Sa-weet! Perfect job for you! Can’t wait!

  • stacy

    October 29, 2011 | Reply

    big huge most awesome congratulations!

  • Ticka

    October 29, 2011 | Reply

    Congratulations!! What an amazing opportunity!! Have fun!

    http://ticka-spoonfullofsugar.blogspot.com/

  • Elizabeth Marie

    October 29, 2011 | Reply

    congratulations!! You were the reason I started a blog! Well, that sounds creepy…but Gabby said “you have to check out this girls website, you’d love it”

    and I did!

    Can’t wait to read it! xoxo

  • Pink Sun Drops

    October 29, 2011 | Reply

    I’m already putting it on my to-buy list!

  • magdalenny

    October 29, 2011 | Reply

    WOW! Congrats!!! I’m looking forward to read your book ;)

    Check out my blog:
    http://www.magdalenny.blogspot.com

    xoxo

  • ShopChantal

    October 29, 2011 | Reply

    Congratulations! I can’t wait to order a copy!

  • ANA CASTILHO

    October 29, 2011 | Reply
  • SConnerFoto

    October 29, 2011 | Reply

    That is such wonderful news! Congratulations!! You truly deserve all of the good things and success that are coming your way!

  • Tania

    October 30, 2011 | Reply

    Congratulations Maegan! Well deserved. I’ve noticed the publishing industry is more savvy and open to blogger authors in the past few years, it’s great. Can’t wait!

  • Aimee

    October 30, 2011 | Reply

    Congrats, Maegan! I hope they’re going to publish it in Australia!

  • Amanda

    October 30, 2011 | Reply

    I am not surprised this happened at all! Congratulations :) and definitely good luck with writing it!

  • Matter Of Style

    October 30, 2011 | Reply

    amazing!
    Congratulations! You deserve this!

  • Smaggle

    October 30, 2011 | Reply

    Fantastic! I’ve been reading your blog for years, very much looking forward to the print version.

    x

  • Jill

    October 30, 2011 | Reply

    Chin Chin, Chica!!

  • EarthMommy

    October 31, 2011 | Reply

    Congratulations Maegan! What an exciting year you’ve had! Well deserved. :D

  • TK Kerouac

    October 31, 2011 | Reply

    Congrats, can hardly wait to own it!

  • Keeping Up With DaFashionista

    October 31, 2011 | Reply

    That’s AWESOME NEWS! Congratulations! I was trying to read it off my “crackberry” it was slow loading up your news…all I could see was “Exciting News…” immediately, I thought you were going to say you were pregnant! But, the book deal is just as exciting! Can’t wait to read/buy it;)

  • Hair Romance

    October 31, 2011 | Reply

    Congrats! That is amazing! Can’t wait to get a copy x

  • drollgirl

    October 31, 2011 | Reply

    SUPER DUPER EXCITING! and you will do an amazing job! i cannot wait to see what you come up with!

  • Britt

    November 1, 2011 | Reply

    That is very exciting news Maegan!! BIG Congrats to you!! :)

  • lo

    November 1, 2011 | Reply

    Congrats and I can’t wait to read it!

  • ...love Maegan

    November 1, 2011 | Reply

    You are all so kind. Thank you so much!!! xoxoxo

  • August Wrinkle

    November 2, 2011 | Reply

    CONGRATS!! Cant wait to pick up a copy =) you have an awesome blog!

  • Concomprasyaloloco

    November 6, 2011 | Reply

    Congratulations! I love your blog! Good luck!

  • oh, jenny mae

    November 11, 2011 | Reply

    i am beyond thrilled for you! can’t wait to see what you whip up!

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