In this creative context, writers were eager to work on exciting projects, especially if they could stay with the project as it moved toward becoming a film.
The author, the illustrator, the editor, the publicist. Sometimes, in the world of books (while it’s a world we love to live in) the publisher is forgotten about, but no more!
Interning at a literary agency was like being paid to eat candy all day. Except that I wasn’t paid and the books I read usually weren’t sweet. The internship entailed reading and reviewing manuscript submissions, working the front desk (aka awkwardly offering visitors coffee/tea and then just getting them water), and sending out mail. Over the course of those four months, I read tons of books and it’s likely only one or two of them will ever make it to publication. It was a time of ‘business casual’ clothing and free Nespresso coffees that taught me a lot about how …
Martin, who has been hard at work on the next instalment of ‘A Song of Ice and Fire’, is suing over the rights to his werewolf novella ‘The Skin Trade’.