Award-winning television show creator Shonda Rhimes will publish her first book in 2015 with Simon & Schuster, the publisher announced Wednesday. Rhimes, one of the leading women in television, will write about both her professional and family life. The as-yet-untitled book will be part memoir, part inspiration and part advice.
"Simon and Schuster is crazy for giving me a book deal as I am clearly in no position to be handing out wisdom," Rhimes said in the release about the book. "But I have made a lot of mistakes as a single mother and as a working mother and as a sleepless mother and as a dating mother. And I did all of it while running a bunch of TV shows. So I'm going to write about that and hope my kids don't use it against me in therapy later."
Rhimes is the creator of the television shows “Scandal,” “Grey’s Anatomy” and “Private Practice.”
For her work, Rhimes has won a
What will be her writing approach? After thanking Simon & Schuster for the book deal on