The State Of Publishing Today


Just a little something to illustrate the state of publishing today.

A novel by Tom Wood. Not bad actually.

But published in paperback by Sphere. Presumably in hardback by Little Brown. With legions and layers of editors.

A couple named:

Danielle Perez, Ed Wood.

Chapter 68 opens as follows:

The building’s exterior was a typical example of early eighteenth century Edwardian architecture…..

Just for the avoidance of doubt this is in The City. And not in a sci fi or alternative universe.