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January 04, 2012

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Maxine

Some authors produce a book (or more) a year for years, and remain great reads, Michael Connelly is a good example. Others plummet down the quality hole, eg Janet Evanovich, yet still do it. Some authors write 4 or more books a year, sometimes with pseudonyms, eg Nora Roberts/J D Robb - I think it is hard to do this without being formulaic?

One author who keeps his readers waiting is Peter Temple, but it is always worth it!

Tim

I guess a lot today depends on promotion. I could say the same about Paolo Coelho. Some of his books were brilliant and some seemed like written just for profit. And a lot of people keep buying these books no matter no matter what.

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