For the last two weeks, I've been interviewing people - some very fancy, hard to find people - for an I**** T**** piece about publishers' reading group guides and the way that they are reaching out more directly for readers. I interviewed about ten people.
This morning, while doing the last interview, I clicked the wrong button on my minidisc player and erased the whole disc. Every single fucking interview. All of them. Two week's work. Gone. I've spent today trying to do two week's work in one day. Needless to say, I haven't succeeded. And because almost every single person I interviewed was a posh English publishing person with a very similar job, I can't even remember who said what, so I can't even write what I do remember.