So dystopia is the buzz word in the publishing world right now.
Samantha Shannon, a 20 year-old Oxford graduate, has landed a six-figure book deal for a seven books series (so that's around the next 10 years of her life mapped out!). Good luck to her... The pressure must be incredible.
Maybe by the time I have finished The Book of Thoth, the trend will be for Gothic novels set in the 20s with time travel and Ancient Egyptian gods?
Who knows... ?
A six-figure sum would guarantee the little house in rural Dorset where I could write yet more books! *sigh*
I think therefore I write.
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