David Palin’s latest novel may begin on a humdrum residential street, but Let The Game Commence is as far from ordinary as you can get. A dark and twisted thriller centered around a cult board game and the vast fortune of its deceased, reclusive, creator, Palin explores the murkier corners of human nature and how greed can make people do terrible things. In this interview, we discuss David’s influences, his willingness to explore humanity’s more sinister side, and how truth can often be stranger than fiction.
For many aspiring authors, the thought of handing over their beloved manuscript to an editor — or anyone else for that matter — can be daunting. However, editors play a vital role in the publishing process, and working with a skilled editor can greatly enhance the quality and appeal of a book. In this post, we’ll explore the important role that book editors play over the course of a book’s publishing journey, and shed some light on what they do to help bring a book to life.