Re: The book you're waiting for...
It's never been published, but The Making of Star Trek: Insurrection
is a pretty good look at what can go wrong when stars have a say-so over how their characters are written.
"When I first heard about it (the Enterprise underwater), my inner Trekkie was in a rage. When I saw it, my inner kid beat up my inner Trekkie and made him go sit in the corner." - Bill Jasper