"Jack Sweet was a natural. At 22 everyone knows he was only a year away from instant stardom in the heady world of major league baseball, and that he might have already made it if he had been able to stay away from night clubs and beautiful, willing women."
William Smith was cosmically doomed to the book business when he skipped school to read HP Lovecraft in an abandoned cabin in the woods. He's worked for barnesandnoble.com, Tor Books, and Warner. Now he sells dodgy books and freelances to make a "living."