Paula Abdul wanted Keanu Reeves to rush, rush to her, just as much as I'd like a publishing deal to hurry, hurry to me:
However, my agent's fab assistant, Beth, wisely urged me not to rush revisions on my ms. She's right. I'll take all the time I need to do the best I can with the book. I'm not under contract (yet--there's always hope!) and I don't have a deadline.
So, forget Paula. I'm taking Beth's and the Supremes's advice: