Novels for me are how I find out what's going on in my own head. And so that's a really useful and indeed critical thing to do when you do as many of these other things as I do.
I had this really great amazing thing happen where I almost finished the book and I really needed to come up with an ending and I decided to go back and re-read the book and see if I could come up with an ending.
Put simply, I want to treat my readers as partners and not crooks. There is no future in calling your most active promoters crooks.
It's hard not to like Asimov; he's a really likable guy.
The other one I did was 'I, Robot.' I take apart Isaac Asimov's Robots world.
What's the point of a houseful of books you've already read?