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Leandra Medine of Man Repelling fame recently gave Guest of a Guest a sneak peek into what she's planning for her upcoming book. Topics touched on include what the title might be to what the essays are going to cover (Spoiler: How she met her husband, Abie, is definitely in there). Check out her insights after the jump, but don't get too excited. You'll have to wait until the book's September release to get the full story.
Look for this title: "The book is going to be titled "Manrepeller: something" even though I really like the title "Don't Worry I'm Wearing Overalls." I think it's so funny."
Expect to read this: "It's a book of about 15 essays. They're all more or less personal about different hardships I dealt with as a girl growing up. I hope it's more funny than it is heavy, but I think it's taking a turn for the heavy."
Case in point, how she met her husband: "We met at a Halloween party like seven years ago. I was dressed as a flight attendant. Ha. And we really liked each other and kind of hit it off. I actually don't want to talk too much about it because I'm revealing it all in my book."
Thank goodness this didn't happen: "Yeah well I always say that if I weren't blogging, I'd probably be a fact checker?at Harpers Bazaar or something. That's pretty much an entry-level fashion job at a magazine, so, that's probably what I'd be doing."
And for the future: "If I could make real changes in my writing and it could become smarter and convey a bigger point I would love to continue writing because I think its such a gift to be able to express yourself and express yourself in a way that's inspiring to other people."