Sometimes, I take your questions from comments, and I answer them.
Q. What do you think of writers who have a formula, and write, for instance, a book a year, a la Danielle Steele?
A. Well, these days writing only one book a year seems downright quaint. (James Patterson, for instance, writes four or five books a day.) I have no problem with people who write the same book over and over again, but I'm glad I don't have their job. (I should add that many great books have been… Continue