Lots of lovely royalties

Sally Odgers sodgers at dodo.com.au
Thu Dec 2 01:09:57 EST 2004


These days "prolific" is a dirty word. Authors often prefer "diligent" or
"versatile".

I've remarked on this before, but what OTHER jobs exist where practise is
held to make one worse, not better? Would we admire a pro tennis player who
played one match every five years?

Sallyo.



----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Juliette Curtis" <juliette at harvestroad.com>
To: <dwj at suberic.net>
Sent: Thursday, December 02, 2004 4:58 PM
Subject: Lots of lovely royalties


> It's great that all of DWJ's books are in print again. I hope she is
> receiving lots of lovely royalties from all of the new sales. She's an
> excellent and very prolific writer and, after so many years of excellent
> work, she deserves to have financial security in her old age. (Forgive
> personal remark but 70 is not young! Frankly I hope she never retires so
> we can keep enjoying her new books!)
> Juliette
> (Now reading DS, SWM, and FH simultaneously for the umpteenth time, also
> listening to the recorded book of AG while cooking dinner)
>
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