So, as you can see, my proof copy has finally arrived. It may sound daft but it was, for me, a truly moving experience unpacking it. However, for the sake of not wanting to embarrass the family, (because nobody wants to see their dad blubbing like a lovesick drunk) I kept my tears to myself and inwardly wept with pride.
Basically the pool of authors for Night had become too large, too unmanageable. Tim, (the boss) decided to let Night run but take out about 20 writers from the stable to develop them further. The books that are doing well and some with what he thinks have the potential to do well, will be... wait a minute, why don't I let Tim, the Head Honcho, the Big Cheese, the Numero Uno, tell you himself: