She loved art, storytelling, editing and managing a full magazine press. This was where our founder got her start in publishing - got bitten by the bug, so to speak. However, it wasn't all roses. Her mentor gave wisdom and pushed the team to new heights every day, but this couldn't stave off the wolves at the door.
The industry had changed. After another recession, a hit from digital advertising and a customer base unable to pay their ad bills, the magazine fell into irreperable debt. Perhaps she played the game with too much kindness, unlike her fictional counterpart.