“From 30 feet away she looked like a lot of class. From 10 feet away she looked like something made up to be seen from 30 feet away.”
— Raymond Chandler
Gelatin Silver Print, circa 1940s
[photo from the Rodger Kingston Collection]
First of all, you must remember that we are not a book-reading country—not anymore, anyway. There are just too many interests laying claims on our time, and reading requires some effort compared to turning on that television set. In a nation of more than 200 million, a book becomes a best-seller if it sells only 50,000 copies or so …
The Fed will come in to salvage that situation, becoming the lender of last resort to the Treasury—literally monetizing the Treasury debt.
Published August 5th, what he stated right there began to happen this week.
None of this is going to end well.
A simple typo led to a lawsuit over 1.67 billion dollars.
What non-professional writers don’t understand is that publishers carry something called E&O insurance. E&O is errors and omissions. Because everyone understands human beings make mistakes.
But even so, if you are publishing yourself and you don’t have an editor, a copyeditor, and a proofreader, you’re a fool.
PS: I had to come back and correct an error here. See!?