Quill and Quire

« Back to
Quillblog

Out of the Blue: A Memoir of Workplace Depression, Recovery, Redemption and, Yes, Happiness by Jan Wong (self-published)

Out of the Blue: A Memoir of Workplace Depression, Recovery, Redemption and, Yes, Happiness by Jan Wong (self-published)
0
Jan Wong's latest memoir has two distinguishing features. As a first-person account of workplace depression, it addresses a topic too often swept under the rug. And it happens to be self-published.<br /> <p> <i>Out of the Blue</i> details the unravelling of Wong's career as a top-ranking journalist following her controversial coverage of the 2006 Dawson College shooting in Montreal. After losing her job at <i> The Globe and Mail</i>, Wong applies skills honed as a long-time reporter and columnist to examine her resulting spiral into depression, debilitating writers' block, and drawn-out legal battle with her former employer. <br /> </p><p> What could easily have become a mere settling of scores has clearly struck a nerve: <i>Out of the Blue</i> is a national bestseller, with 10,000 copies in print. The book's success is even more surprising considering it almost did not see the light of day after its original publisher, Doubleday Canada, dropped the project in the months leading up to publication. Wong may have travelled a long road, but <i> Out of the Blue</i> signals her courageous return.<br /> <br /> <a href="http://www.amazon.ca/gp/product/0987868500/ref=as_li_qf_sp_asin_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=15121&creative=330641&creativeASIN=0987868500&linkCode=as2&tag=quillquire-20">Buy this book</a><img src="http://www.assoc-amazon.ca/e/ir?t=quillquire-20&l=as2&o=15&a=0987868500" width="1" height="1" border="0" alt="" style="border:none !important;margin:0px !important" /><br /> <br /> </p>
<A HREF="http://www.quillandquire.com/reviews/review.cfm?review_id=7641">Out of the Blue: A Memoir of Workplace Depression, Recovery, Redemption and, Yes, Happiness by Jan Wong (self-published)</A>
http://www.quillandquire.com/wp-content/uploads/OutOfTheBlue-90x90.jpg
http://www.quillandquire.com/wp-content/uploads/OutOfTheBlue.jpg
http://www.quillandquire.com/wp-content/uploads/OutOfTheBlue.jpg
327
500
[]
outoftheblue

Jan Wong’s latest memoir has two distinguishing features. As a first-person account of workplace depression, it addresses a topic too often swept under the rug. And it happens to be self-published.

Out of the Blue details the unravelling of Wong’s career as a top-ranking journalist following her controversial coverage of the 2006 Dawson College shooting in Montreal. After losing her job at The Globe and Mail, Wong applies skills honed as a long-time reporter and columnist to examine her resulting spiral into depression, debilitating writers’ block, and drawn-out legal battle with her former employer.

What could easily have become a mere settling of scores has clearly struck a nerve: Out of the Blue is a national bestseller, with 10,000 copies in print. The book’s success is even more surprising considering it almost did not see the light of day after its original publisher, Doubleday Canada, dropped the project in the months leading up to publication. Wong may have travelled a long road, but Out of the Blue signals her courageous return.

Buy this book

« Back to
Quillblog

Out of the Blue: A Memoir of Workplace Depression, Recovery, Redemption and, Yes, Happiness by Jan Wong (self-published)

Out of the Blue: A Memoir of Workplace Depression, Recovery, Redemption and, Yes, Happiness by Jan Wong (self-published)
0
Jan Wong’s latest memoir has two distinguishing features. As a first-person account of workplace depression, it addresses a topic too often swept under the rug. And it happens to be self-published.<br /> <p> <i>Out of the Blue</i> details the unravelling of Wong’s career as a top-ranking journalist following her controversial coverage of the 2006 Dawson College shooting in Montreal. After losing her job at <i> The Globe and Mail</i>, Wong applies skills honed as a long-time reporter and columnist to examine her resulting spiral into depression, debilitating writers’ block, and drawn-out legal battle with her former employer.<br /> </p><p> What could easily have become a mere settling of scores has clearly struck a nerve: <i>Out of the Blue</i> is a national bestseller, with 10,000 copies in print. The book’s success is even more surprising considering it almost did not see the light of day after its original publisher, Doubleday Canada, dropped the project in the months leading up to publication. Wong may have travelled a long road, but <i> Out of the Blue</i> signals her courageous return.<br /> <br /> <a href="http://www.amazon.ca/gp/product/0987868500/ref=as_li_qf_sp_asin_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=15121&creative=330641&creativeASIN=0987868500&linkCode=as2&tag=quillquire-20">Buy this book</a><img src="http://www.assoc-amazon.ca/e/ir?t=quillquire-20&l=as2&o=15&a=0987868500" width="1" height="1" border="0" alt="" style="border:none !important;margin:0px !important" /><br /> <br /> </p>
Out of the Blue: A Memoir of Workplace Depression, Recovery, Redemption and, Yes, Happiness by Jan Wong (self-published)
http://www.quillandquire.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/11/OutOfTheBlue-150x150.jpg
http://www.quillandquire.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/11/OutOfTheBlue.jpg
http://www.quillandquire.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/11/OutOfTheBlue.jpg
327
500
[]
outoftheblue

Jan Wong’s latest memoir has two distinguishing features. As a first-person account of workplace depression, it addresses a topic too often swept under the rug. And it happens to be self-published.

Out of the Blue details the unravelling of Wong’s career as a top-ranking journalist following her controversial coverage of the 2006 Dawson College shooting in Montreal. After losing her job at The Globe and Mail, Wong applies skills honed as a long-time reporter and columnist to examine her resulting spiral into depression, debilitating writers’ block, and drawn-out legal battle with her former employer.

What could easily have become a mere settling of scores has clearly struck a nerve: Out of the Blue is a national bestseller, with 10,000 copies in print. The book’s success is even more surprising considering it almost did not see the light of day after its original publisher, Doubleday Canada, dropped the project in the months leading up to publication. Wong may have travelled a long road, but Out of the Blue signals her courageous return.

Buy this book