The current problem in San Francisco is similar to the problems in a host of other major cities, only on a somewhat smaller scale. Monied interests are capitalizing on real estate as wealthier individuals move into previously middle and lower income neighborhoods, displacing former residents whose sense of place and style of culture are what made those neighborhoods ‘destinations’ to begin with. 1,586 more words
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When I was pitching my novels to commercial publishing circles, the response was a universal “unmarketable” verdict.
Several only recently “hot” literary agents replied that they loved the works I was offering but were baffled by what was happening in the book publishing industry and hesitated to take on any new talent. 306 more words