In other news, have you seen John Green’s post about big advances vs. small advances? What’s your take? Would you rather have more money up front, or the possibility of more later? Basically, are you a gambler? You can post your comments here, or add them to the already fascinating discussion on John’s blog.
I’m about to head off for a somewhat unexpected trip, but before I do, I wanted to say something about waiting. One of my authors who’s awaiting a response from an editor made a comment the other day about publishing time bearing a stronger resemblance to glacial time than normal, human time. And unfortunately, it’s totally true.