"You know nothing about the business of writing," he told me.
Then came the details. How to get off. Get it off. Take off. Take it off. Book launches. Public relations. Publishers and their demands. Reviewers and their demands. Readers and their demands. The format. The cover. The pages. The typeface. The people to meet.
"What's happening with your book?" I asked him.
"I don't know."
I returned to my soggy half-finished sentence and patted it dry.
© Farzana Versey