Bad Idea of the Week
Or at least, giving the writers a weekend in the guest house, pool privileges and a basket of skin care products?
Read all about it in today's New York Times .
Question: Whose accountant decides what "costs" are and what "profits" are?
Clue: Salaries at a publishing house are "costs."
Ask anyone who has ever written for Hollywood with a promise of "points on the back end" whether this is a potential problem.
In the immortal words of Stevie "Guitar" Miller, "Take the money and run."
Not that this matters much to poets.