January 21, 2009

So THAT'S How It Works.

Just cruising by with a quick video from MacMillanUSA (props to Simon Dyda for the link). Who knew that gigantic faceless publishing houses had a sense of humor? (Just kidding, faceless publishing houses! Just kidding.) Anyway, writers, here's the story of your novel, from the moment of conception to its inevitable chucking out into the wider world.



The Mad Libs Great Gatsby gets me every time...

6 comments:

Beth Kephart said...

This is phenomenal!! Thank you for posting this. What we writers need right now is precisely this kind of humor.

adrienne said...

I love how the agent just staples the manuscript and mails it to the editor.

Elaine Magliaro said...

Tadmack,

That was funny. Love the wry humor. Thanks for posting the video.

Rohan said...

Ha! A tonic, my friend, a tonic.

Sara said...

That was the most entertaining load of crap I've watched in a long time. The Italian forests bit really got to me for some reason. I'm going to demand that in my next contract. snort

TadMack said...

Glad everyone enjoyed it! Elaine, this one was Aquafortis' post!