Sunday, May 17, 2015

John D. MacDonald on his First Novel

The Trap of Solid Gold: JDM on His First Novel

4 comments:

Todd Mason said...

The notion that getting ripped off by Knopt, not to mention Martin Greenberg at Gnome Press who was not Martin H. Greenberg, was somehow nobler than writing for Gold Medal or Ballantine is one of those puzzling artifacts of the era...even if the hardcovers looked prettier on one's shelves.

Unknown said...

I think the notion was fostered by the traditional publishers. Like today.

Todd Mason said...

And sensible writers bought into this Why?

Unknown said...

I have no idea.