Scandal Creator Shonda Rhimes to Pen Memoir

Television impresario Shonda Rhimes inks publishing deal with Simon & Schuster.

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As if owning prime time television weren't enough, Shonda Rhimes is looking to take over the literary genre. That's right, the genius behind Grey's Anatomy and Scandal has signed on with publishing powerhouse Simon & Schuster to write a memoir in 2015, Variety reports.

“Simon and Schuster is crazy for giving me a book deal as I am clearly in no position to be handing out wisdom,” Rhimes told Variety. 

The book will be a blend of inspiration and advice with tales from her personal life. It will chronicle her decision to start a family first before focusing on her Hollywood career. It will also detail how she handles the challenges that arise from being a parent alongside her professional success.

"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," she told Variety. "So I’m going to write about that and hope my kids don’t use it against me in therapy later."

Read more at Variety.

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