Monthly Archives: March 2016

Don’t Get Rejected Before Publishers Even Read a Word

People who work in book publishing always have a ridiculous amount of reading to get through. I once worked on what is pejoratively termed the “slush pile” in the HarperCollins fiction department, where I would often be the first reader. … Continue reading

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Your Query Letter

Basic red flags that all publishers despise… 1. Formality—you’d be surprised to hear that simply how the query looks hugely affects the reader’s opinion of whether or not the project is worthy. Besides just basic letter formatting, even in e-mail … Continue reading

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