Horowitz reviews publishers • 28 February 2012 • The SnowBlog
Horowitz reviews publishers
Anthony Horowitz, author of, among other things, the Alex Rider series, has an amusing, rambling piece in the paper today entitled: "Do we still need publishers?" I'm not much wiser having read it about what he himself believes, but he has a lot more fun reviewing the evidence than most articles of this sort. My favourite excerpt: "
Relations between [Orion and me] have been strained ever since they published my Sherlock Holmes novel, The Mouse of Slick, with no fewer than 35 proof-reading errors. Their proof-reader tried to kill herself. She shot herself with a gnu." Read the article here.