In the future, he said, you can still have a genetic Kickstarter--you just wont' be able to give your donors the results.
Still, I valued his opinion, as us perennial patients are wont to do.
At one point more than ten publishers were in the mix, some within Random House bidding against each other (as is their wont).
"accustomed," Old English wunod, past participle of wunian "to dwell, be accustomed," from Proto-Germanic *wun- "to be content, to rejoice" (cf. Old Saxon wunon, Old Frisian wonia "to dwell, remain, be used to," Old High German wonen, German wohnen "to dwell;" related to Old English winnan, gewinnan "to win" (see win) and to wean. The noun meaning "habitual usage, custom" is attested from c.1300.