Greg Cox wrote:
"Hmm. Another book is running late and we have an open slot in September. Christopher's book is ready, right? Let's move that one up a few months."
That kind of thing . . . .
WHAT? You mean that publishing schedules are not planned out years -- if not decades -- in advance by the Gods of Publishing? You mean publishing works like any other business, and adapts to take advantage of last-minute changes and conditions?
I'm shocked, I tell you. Shocked.
BTW Greg, you didn't, by any chance, edit Scalzi's Fuzzy Nation
, did you? If not, can you reveal who did? (Just to satisfy my curiosity, I don't have any stalkeresque motives.)