Saturday, December 04, 2004

a lesson in the dark arts
Chirpy PR lassie in email to a competition finalist:
I don't know if you've done this sort of thing before, but usually what happens
is the PR firm drafts a potential quote for you, then you either respond with a
"yes, I'll agree to say that" or you make modifications to suit your own words
better. We ask for a reply as soon as you can get it to us in email. Of course,
we'd love to keep the plug for the XXX in there. Would you be willing to do that
for us? Here's the generic quote we have drafted...

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