Sunday, November 22, 2009

Harlequin Horizons Horror Story

If you haven't been following the Harlequin Horizons Horror Story, here are possibly the best accounts, written by Jackie Kessler, in order of writing:

They should be required reading of all want-to-be-published-writers who aren't sure how to go about it. Although this is all about romance writers and a romance publisher, the principles apply across the board. If you aren't a writer, you still might find the story interesting! All the elements of a good tale are there: greed looming large, self-delusion, scamming, corporate villainy in disguise, heroes standing tall in defense of the naive, smack-downs and ...
Well, sort of.

John Scalzi has another good commentary here.

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