On the Advisability of Optimization . . .

When I’m slaving away over a hot manuscript, I don’t like the constant interruptions of email, so I have come to an agreement with myself (that I keep to at least forty per cent of the time): when I am editing, I check email once an hour. Even that’s a …

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On Authors Who Change Ship Mid-Stream…

I have a busy week ahead of me as I start the process of putting a potential new JFB author through the publishing and acquisitions meetings. I won’t bore you by repeating the process – you know how it all works now – but I tell you this so you’ll …

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