Writers: Victims of a Dying Industry or Myopic Whiners?


“Writers have always been whiners,” begins Stephen Marche’s essay in the latest issue of Esquire.

Fighting words! Brandish your swords!

Then he describes the proliferation of excellent writing (both fiction and nonfiction), the increased access to the marketplace technology has granted new writers, and the hefty sums of money big-name authors make.