Monday, 14 April 2014

Crapathonic - yeh, waiting for the next book in a series to arrive is completely counter productive


Don't you hate it?  How do publishing houses and authors possibly think this is a good idea?  Lose the respect of your readers, the respect for the series, and the adulation of an iconic author:

Here's an article that blathers on about it...  source:  Huffington Post, 27 Feburary 2014.

 Book series are a wonderful thing, but the wait time between installments can be agonizing. Some authors and publishers have wised up to how impatient we've collectively become, and have applied the binge-watching mentality to books by rolling titles out more quickly. Still, we're lucky if authors like George R.R. Martin get around to penning their books within years of each other, and regardless, the times between release dates has to be filled with something. We recommend supplementing your wallowing with reading related titles, but ultimately, the choice is yours.
Here are the 9 painful stages of waiting for the next book in a series to come out: