“We must strike down the insidious lie that a book is the creation of an individual soul laboring in isolation. We must strike it down because it threatens the overall quality and breadth of American literature.”
Yes to this, and everything else he says in this video.
Just because a book isn’t a bestseller, doesn’t mean it wasn’t loved and cared for and slaved over by a whole bunch of people. (We can introduce you to some of them over here.)
You can’t get that by plugging in your Word doc to an online self-publishing program…