Flower. Flower. Flower.
What a world. In yesterday's Guardian, Penguin chief executive, John Markinson disagreed with me. He thinks that publishers will always be needed by authors. How very parental and wrong. It's certainly not an unpopular or never talked about stance in publishing. It seems to be the norm. Is it an ostrich mentality or just towing the company line?
Want to know his reasons? Check it out. It's worth reading but don't expect anything new.