The difficulties of food critics photographing meals. Given low light conditions and the need for a flash, there is nothing surreptitious in taking out a camera and snapping your red snapper. These critics may as well paint their faces, wear a neon polyster suit, and scream, “I am a food critic and I can write this off!” just after being served the meal.
Publisher L. Gordon Crovitz on the new WSJ: “The product span of this Journal is not going to be 50 years. It´s not going to be 10 years. It’ll be closer to 5, or maybe closer to 2 or 3.”
Publishers target bloggers, in part because they publish too many books and can get more of a guarantee from them. Then again, if you’re getting an inarticulate response from a MySpace page, is this really a good way to go about publicizing? (via Bookninja)
Too many good books?
Maybe there are too many bad books being published. Maybe that’s the problem. Poor, poor publishers, overwhelmed souls.
Maybe Danielle Steel and Nora Roberts could take sabbaticals?