the publishing business

I find this slightly worrying and at the same time deeply reassuring.   (hint: James Patterson and John Irving both had their break-out novel at my age, and Janet Evanovich was older. None of them were on their first (or second) book.)   Explore the careers of some of the world’s most successful authors. Click image […]

That was the week that was(n't)

I have spent the past few days locked in the windowless Inner Circle of Hell that is the Javits Center, helping man the SFWA booth for Book Expo America. And yes the reading horde (comprising of bloggers, librarians, publishers, various and sundry publishing-related folk, and General Readers) were unleashed upon us, and lo we did […]