How is it that the grandiose tard behind James Bond, Ian Fleming, has made more movie deals than the late, great Tom Clancy?

Fleming tried to be a spy. He told his potential future superiors what he thought the job would be like, and so turned him down. Then he writes crap novels. But Tom Clancy was an awesome writer; one who seemed to have inside knowledge about the inner workings of the USIC. He was a God. Not just to Jack Ryan, John... show more Fleming tried to be a spy. He told his potential future superiors what he thought the job would be like, and so turned him down. Then he writes crap novels.

But Tom Clancy was an awesome writer; one who seemed to have inside knowledge about the inner workings of the USIC. He was a God. Not just to Jack Ryan, John Kelly/Clark, and domino Chavez. But to his fans. Clancy was more original. Better at telling a story as well....
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