Want to know what aspects of the writing and publishing industry your average book author has control over? Sure you do. Well, Cherie Priest is here to tell you which they are in this useful and interesting essay (short answer: really very few). Click through to be enlightened, and then for f@#&’s sake stop e-mailing us to complain about the things we can’t do anything about. Because we can’t do anything about them, you see. Honest, we’re not lying.