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Old March 13 2013, 01:24 AM   #39
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Re: Ghost Light - What the hell is going on?

Christopher wrote: View Post

On the other hand, Pip and Jane Baker did their own novelizations, and they sucked.
As the various editors of the range explained in the Telos book about the history of the range, they were in a hole if the original author wanted to write the book, but delivered late, or delivered trash: normally you could cancel the contract or send it back for a rewrite, but in this case, if the script writer took that badly, they could simply withdraw permission to novelise the script at all, leaving the poor editor facing all the hate mail from fans who wanted every story novelised.
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