The everlasting thoughts may be two-fold: first, that this story has no redemptive quality; it does not end well. Second, it is sad, humorous, and uplifting. What should remain after reading the book is the undying resilience of the human spirit.
The publishing world is in a state of great turmoil. Anyone who says they know the fallout of this turmoil has a better crystal ball than I do. But one thing is certain: things will never be the same again.
6. What great challenges did you have in writing your book?
To maintain my sanity. My goal was to dig deeply and to be honest. I dug too deeply. I excavated things that might better have left buried. And I paid the price.