Wednesday, January 14, 2009

What Does It Mean?

A reader asked for a feature story about the meaning of the economic crisis on publishing, besides canned tuna and fewer publishing lunches.  Unfortunately I don't really have a cogent summation, except to say it probably means even more rejections for you and me. Here's what people are saying:
So, hang on to your whiskers, it's going to be a rough ride.


The Rejection Queen said...

You know they wouldn't be in a crisi if they freaking would stop being so god damn picky about who they publish!

Anonymous said...

Hey! Wait a minute!

Are you saying that I'm one of the mice in that mousetrap?

Oh my God!

I am one of the mice in that mousetrap! I've seen my future! It's not good!

Oh and: !! (extra eclamation for emphasis)

Anonymous said...

Is the picture included as a reference to Camus's The Plague? As in when the rats start dying, the people of Oran wonder what this means?

If it wasn't, I think I may have to pretend it was anyway.