[Warning: Sometimes when I simply use the terms literary and commercial -- or here, as I switch to the blur of art and entertainment, I get some people truly pissed off. I mean it. I've had some people get extremely angry at me, on both sides of the proverbial aisle. That said, I still talk about it. Too fascinated not to. And I'm also bracing for reactions to what I say about MFA programs. But, hey, talk back. I don't mind.]
So, here is WHAT I LEARNED FROM THOMAS EDISON AND STEVEN SODERBERGH AND HOW IT APPLIES TO NOVELISTS.