Awkward Silences in Book Publishing

  1. 1.
    Can I get a refresher advance?
  2. 2.
    What do you think of the revision?
  3. 3.
    Is that the jacket?
  4. 4.
    How many copies are you printing?
  5. 5.
    August? Are you fucking kidding me?
  6. 6.
    Will I be going on a book tour?
  7. 7.
    What did Michi think?
  8. 8.
    How are the sales?
  9. 9.
    Did I make the Times list?
  10. 10.
    Why is she on the fucking Times list?
  11. 11.
    When will I start earning royalties?