Not only is Being Published distinctly weird, now you’ve got to write another book. Maybe it’s under contract, or maybe it’s just that everyone’s expecting you to write another. So why is it being so difficult? I assume that, even before you or your agent got an offer for One, you were hammering away at Two and you’re halfway through it … aren’t you? Really? And you haven’t told your agent?
Come on, I’ll make us a pot of tea, you open the chocolate biscuits, and we’ll have a think about this.