Deneen said that Macmillan Films will be somewhere in between Random House Films and Alloy Entertainment. If books come through Macmillan divisions, fine, but Deneen sees most of the properties coming from ideas generated in-house.
“We are mostly looking to develop book ideas that work both as novels and movies and TV shows,” Deneen told Deadline. “We will develop the ideas in-house, and hire writers who’ll share in the success of the projects. We will retain all rights and hopefully set them up.” Macmillan Films properties will be shopped in Hollywood by Sylvie Rabineau of RWSG.
Boldfaced emphasis added by me.
“Ideas generated in-house”?! You’re supposed to be a publisher, not think you can suddenly create and write! Oh wait, you know you can’t write — which is why you’ll “hire writers.”
Writers who you will thoroughly screw because: “We will retain all rights.”
Hey, you pinheaded, pinstriped schmucks with delusions of moguldom and juvenile visions of hobnobbing with Botoxed uneducated celebs at award shows, we’re wise to your crap, so knock it off.
And to you little pissant interns and NaNoWriMo morons who’ll jump at the chance to “write” for these parasites, you’d better do it under a pseudonym because you won’t be getting any respect from real writers, you pustulant hack scabs.
We just want people who can write great books and are also team players.
There’s the Quote Of Death right there. Writers are not team players, you shithead! Writing is not a goddammed sport!
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