Year of Yes: How to Dance It Out, Stand In the Sun and Be Your Own Person

Shonda Rhimes


the moment New York instances bestseller from the writer of Grey’s Anatomy and Scandal and government manufacturer of How to break out With Murder stocks how announcing convinced replaced her lifestyles. “As enjoyable to learn as Rhimes’s television sequence are to observe” (Los Angeles Times).

She’s the writer and manufacturer of a few of the main groundbreaking and audacious exhibits on tv this day. Her iconic characters dwell boldly and converse their minds. So who may suspect that Shonda Rhimes is an introvert? That she employed a publicist so she may well avoid public appearances? That she suffered panic assaults ahead of media interviews?

With 3 little ones at domestic and 3 hit tv indicates, it was once effortless for Shonda to claim she used to be just too busy. yet honestly, she was once additionally afraid. after which, over Thanksgiving dinner, her sister muttered anything that was once either a get up and a decision to fingers: You by no means say sure to anything. Shonda knew she needed to embody the problem: for 365 days, she could say definite to every thing that scared her.

This poignant, intimate, and hilarious memoir explores Shonda’s existence before her 12 months of Yes—from her nerdy, book-loving adolescence to her devotion to making tv characters who mirrored the area she observed round her. The e-book chronicles her lifestyles after her 12 months of certain had begun—when Shonda pressured herself out of the home and onto the degree; while she realized to discover, empower, applaud, and love her truest self. Yes.

“Honest, uncooked, and revelatory” (The Washington Post), this wildly candid and compulsively readable ebook unearths how the mega proficient Shonda Rhimes eventually completed badassery priceless of a Shondaland personality. better of all, she “can aid encourage even the main made up our minds homebody to get out and take a look at anything new” (Chicago Tribune).

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