Project Updates

BIG NEWS – One Week Job: Australia launched!

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We’re super excited to announce the launch of One Week Job: Australia! Since I completed my 52 jobs in 52 week experience in 2008, I’ve received emails from people around the world interested in setting up the One Week Job Project in their country. We’ve decided that Australia will be the first foreign market! Paul Read More ››

Third Last Day: Busy? Just Go to Bed.

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Several people have informed me that too much time has passed since I’ve last written – I’m sorry for that! While I have been using my time for many other things (as always), that is not the reason for my blogging absence. It’s been awhile because frankly, I’ve been having trouble figuring out what to Read More ››

Snaps From The Book Launch – May 13

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On May 13, 2010, we held the official book launch for The One-Week Job Project. The evening consisted of a meet and mingle in the Port Moody galleria: Photo: Elaine ‘Bayley’ Happer Photo: Matt Procopation Photo: Elaine ‘Bayley’ Happer Photo: Elaine ‘Bayley’ Happer Around 8pm we moved into the adjacent theater for a short book Read More ››

What I Learned About Writing A Book

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Question: How do you write a book? Back in 2008, when I first signed the publishing contracts with Penguin and Random House, I glazed over the clause outlining the expected length of the finished manuscript – a cool 90,000 words. At the time, there was no way I could grasp the amount of work required Read More ››

Book Marketing, PR Meetings in NYC, and Toronto

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I just got back from meeting with Random House (American publisher, May 4) in New York City, and Penguin Books (Canadian publisher, Mar 28) in Toronto. We were discussing ideas for upcoming book release of The One-Week Job Project, and how best to market it. I invited my mom, sister, and baby niece to come Read More ››