I’ve mentioned a couple of times now that I’m going to be reacquiring the rights to four of my novels, but after a few conversations I’ve had with a few people—offhand chats with persons not involved in publishing who are aware that I also exist as a writer—I came to realize I never discussed why I’m getting…

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I was watching Hail, Caesar! the other day when it occurred to me I don’t really understand why Big Publishing is having such a hard time. To your first, question, yes this is how my mind works. To your second question—”what does Hail, Caesar! have to do with book publishing?”, I’m assuming—let me explain. I really enjoyed Hail, Caesar!, which…

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Unless you’re a writer, I imagine you haven’t been paying quite as close attention to the publishing industry and all its weirdness as I have, and that’s a shame, because it’s been really entertaining. Actually, entertaining isn’t the right word.  It’s been insane, but the kind of insane that’s unreasonably fun to watch from a safe remove.…

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