These days I'm often told that unless X's third novel works, they're going to be dropped. It can sometimes be shocking how many well-known names fall into that category.
Monday, September 10, 2007
Off With Their Heads
The estimable Steerforth has, as far as I know, no writer's axe to grind, and his unsentimental bookseller's arguments for the need for marketability in fiction are always admirably reasoned. So I think we can take seriously his comment on my post below: