Writing is hard work. Hurtful work. Deadly work. Putting together a book is a long and painful process of recognition, writing and ongoing negotiation.
Binding a book on deadline kills the weak and weakens the strong because the book waits for no one and when crunch time hits you better be prepared to give and take some harsh strikes.
Because the publishing process is so brutal, few companies or people
are able to do it on a regular basis. You’re dealing with geographic
constraints, human aesthetic, and a changing target audience.
Bringing a book to readers is the process of a miracle realized.