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Old 07-25-2008, 05:29 AM   #31
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Originally Posted by delphidb96 View Post
"Nick Hornby is:
Option's A thru C are obvious. Option D requires a bit of thinking. If he were a stellar author, he'd want to see his books available on as many platforms (including dead-tree) as possible. He doesn't. Which means he lacks confidence in his own work. Which means *HE* thinks his writing stinks.

Derek

I think it's the opposite. Someone good and famous, doesn't need more publicity. Doesn't need to reach out from obscurity. They sell well, their books get known by word of mouth. Famous authors have more to loose if they choose a medium that is easier to be pirated.
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