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'Fred, I want you to sanitize this, punch it up, dumb it down, leak it to the media and then be fully prepared to deny it!'
T.S. Eliot lacks the courage to eat a peach.
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"That's just my agent - pay him no heed."
'I don't believe I've ever seen a scientific paper defended quite as vigorously as this one!'
"The people in my new novel have started rejecting print media. That's a bad omen."
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'And this is the Library'.
"I'm starting to get worried. How am I going to be adored, parodied, venerated, denounced, redeemed, and ultimately mythologized if I can't get published?"
Tags:literary aspiration, literary aspirations, literary ambition, literary ambitions, ambition, ambitions, author, authors, writer, writers, novel, novels, publication, publishing, published, publications, publishing house, publishing houses, unpublished, ego, egos, career, careers, career path, career paths
"Dumb it up."
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1907: An unfortunate mis-print ruins Baden-Powell's first book launch.
With the aid of an abacus, Elizabeth Barrett Browning counts the ways.
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Peer-reviewed journal publication.
"That's my novel."
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New from Low-Key Press.
'My friends, as a result of our experimentation, we have just lost a dear and valued colleague...'
"Hello, editorial? This the comics department. One of your articles is leaking on us down here!"
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Struggling Scientist, Please cite my papers.
"We just need to change a couple of things before we can consider publishing it...What you've said and how you said it..."
"...You're featured as a full-page spread."
'There's an article in one of the recent veterinary journals...'
"I'm not sure I'd call ourselves victims of print's decline, but it sure is getting harder to sell fake magazine subscriptions."
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Sports headlines: Coach Kills Clock In Final Minutes.
The Working Woman's Magazine
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Danae's Prescient Auto-Biography: '...It's my factual account of what my life will be, and I'm going to copy Mark Twain's marketing genius by holding it from publication for 100 years!'