Comprehensive essay on the Iliad and its commentators. Nicki has introduced me to a new author — Alberto Manguel. I'm off to the library!
"Authors are turning on each other, agencies are charging up to £5,000 to place favourable fake reviews and Amazon has recruited a team of amateur critics to restore the balance."
"I offer to bust readers’ excuses for not pitching magazines — or, if they’re pitching, for approaching only low/no-pay pubs. If you have an excuse you’d like me to bust, you can send it to email@example.com."
These are always good. Today's Excuse is about interviewing — it's scary for everybody!
The publishing process in 25 steps — a simple list. See if anything on there surprises you.
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