When the worst writer in history self-publishes his books, the world of literature is decimated overnight. Illiteracy becomes something to aspire to and book burnings become rife. The publishing industry is left hemorrhaging credibility and teeters on the brink of collapse. Its recovery is not a matter of removing said books, or even destroying them: the same must be done to the mind responsible.
Thomas stood on a doormat and wondered whether he ought to apologise to it. Although doormats were used to being stood upon, he was convinced they were far less accustomed to being apologised to, which was unfair, considering the extent to which they were stood upon. Moreover, Thomas wasn't convinced he ranked any higher in the overall scheme of……