Okay. I’ll cut it out now. But on a serious note: thank you for reading along and putting up with all my self-referential hooey. Merci beaucoup, from the bottom of my heart.
I decided against it. Here’s a description of the novel from the back of the book cover:
The editor has done all his work… And I have integrated his suggestions into the text… With a minimum of bickering, a lot of laughing, and some intellectual stretching. Monday on I read the manuscript out loud—it’s the only way—you have to HEAR during that last bit of the process…