For The Obsessive, Or, Saving Hard-Working Writers Time and Energy

March 7th, 2005 · No Comments
by Booksquare

Back in the olden days, you had to work to figure out who represented your favorite author. So, so passe. So last century. So hard. Who has time for such nonsense — after all, why else were databases invented*? Still, the fine folks at Publisher’s Marketplace love to innovate, and now you can do all the detailed research you want without hitting the bookstore. Not that we’re discouraging visiting bookstores.

* – The thought that databases were created to increase productivity has been proven false; the rise of the database directly correlates with the increase of people spending hours scouring the web for every scrap of information available on whatever obscure topic crosses the mind.

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