Michael N. Marcus discusses writing, editing, design, publishing, marketing, language, culture, politics, food and other things. This blog started in 2008, was on hiatus for the summer and fall of 2017, and restarted in December. Michael took time away from blogging for much of 2019 and 2020 to write books.
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Monday, January 10, 2011
There's no news like old news
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In November of 2009, I sent out a press release to announce a new book.
Yesterday an idiotic automated website ran the release, still using my 2009 headline about the "new" book.
Goofs like this seldom happened back in the 20th century, when news reporting was done by human beings, not by robots.
A lot has happened in publishing since 2009. The 2009 book mentioned in the release is now officially obsolete, replaced by this one:
It should be on sale in about a week. You can order here. It's bigger and better than the 2009 book, but the price is the same.