I found this great Salon.com feature article on the “noir underside of publishing” (as the writer puts it) over at Bustopher Jones. I thought I’d mentioned it here too.
Written by a midlist author on the perils, ups, downs, and challenges of being a published writer, it is a great read, especially if you’re a writer with dreams of publishing a book.
One of my mentors said a large advance can be a writer’s worst curse. Read more.