Take My Publisher, Please!
by: Ed Williams
An actual phone conversation I had earlier today….
“Hello, is this Ed?”
“Uh, yes it is.”
“Ed Williams, the writer guy?”
“Uh, yeah, Ed Williams the writer guy.”
“How are you? My name is Sam Filbert, and I’m a big fan.”
“Hey Sam, it’s nice to meet you, what can I do for you?”
“It’s really you, isn’t it?”
“Yeah Sam, last time me and my mirror met, it was me.”
“What? Oh, okay! I see what you’re meaning. That could even be funny, you know. Did you mean for it to be?”
“Just horsin‘ around. What can I do for you?”
“I was given your name and number by your dad, Fred Williams, Jr. He seems like a really nice guy. We talked for a long time, and then he gave me your phone number so that I could call you...