Captain Jack likes to go over my royalty statements for accuracy and clarity. Here’s what he thought of a recent one for Alien Speedway.* Fortunately, he didn’t audit the actual check. Still, this is a good argument for direct deposit.
It could have been McDuff. But I don’t think so.
He has also taken to chewing up bills. I’ve told him that you can’t get rid of bills that way, but I don’t think he believes me.
*The typical publisher royalty statement does not suffer much in clarity from being torn to shreds. They tend to be masterpieces of obfuscation even without the mastication.