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Writer Beth M. Howard has signed a book deal for Making Piece: A Memoir about Love, Loss and Pie, her story of traveling the country seeking pie stories after her husband's death.
The book is scheduled for publication in June 2012. Howard hopes to have it finished within two months. On her blog, The World Needs More Pie, she writes:
I should be ecstatic, I know. And a huge part of me is. But it is not lost on me that a) it took Marcus' death for me to have a story compelling enough to interest a publisher (or a subject bone-crushingly tragic enough to force my writing to go deeper), and b) I still have to finish writing the manuscript. (So far I'm one-third of the way done.)
Have another slice, on us.