Late yesterday evening, John Scalzi, Hugo Award wining author of Old Man’s War, Lock In, The Android’s Dream and more, posted a short note on his blog that his readers “‘really really really want to click this link.’ Trust Me”, he wasn’t kidding.
The link connected to a New York Times article reporting the signing of a Scalzi-Tor deal for 3.4 million dollars.
Congratulations John Scalzi!
Over in the comments on Scalzi’s site, there are a few references to the ongoing puppy kerfuffle – not too many, but a few. Most folks have chosen to focus entirely on the good news.
We’re not going to follow their lead. But we will restrict ourselves to one thought:
those who argue that sales are the one true measure of the worthiness of an author’s work now have a problem…