Sunday, December 18, 2005

If only I could figure out how to release

...your neurological opiates. I wonder if big publishers are doing neurolinguistic studies of novels to determine the size of print runs? Perhaps such studies are being used to help publishers decide which novels best fit their publishing program. I can see it: the manuscript is downloaded and within minutes the program spits out the projected profits, size of advance, etc. Better yet, writers could do neurolinguistic studies of their own work and use the results during the editing process.

"Literally unputdownable" will be my motto for 2006.

4 comments:

Tracy Hamon said...

So, "more or less", in "a day or two", "can you keep an eye out" for "something like that"?

pohanginapete said...

Well spotted, Brenda. I will have to keep an eye on this development—more or less. Or at least for a day or two—something like that. OK, how are your serotonin and endorphin levels after that?

Brenda Schmidt said...

Brilliant! You two are destined for greatness! :)

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