Monday, April 27, 2009

EDITOR TALK: SUBMISSIONS

Publishing is a subjective business, no doubt, but understanding how your submission is being judged may help you improve your chances of success. Here are some fantastic links to help you better understand the 'black hole' of submissions. Best of luck!
  1. Little Brown Editor Alvina Ling: How I read submissions
  2. First Pages=First Impressions--Author Tara Lazar's compilation of responses from a recent NJSCBWI first page session with Knopf & Crown Editors Michelle Burke and Allison Wortche.
  3. HarperCollins Editor Molly O'Neill: On Falling in Love (Editorially)
  4. Scholastic Editor Cheryl Klein: Finding a Publisher and Falling in Love
  5. Editor Anonymous: The Biggest Mistake Would-Be Writers Make

9 comments:

  1. Jill, thank you for including my link in this excellent post.

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  2. Wow, this is an intense collection of stuff. Thank you for your time!

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  3. OMG my novel is discussed in the Tara Lazar post.

    Thanks again Jill for putting together all of this great information!

    You rock!

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  4. Those were all excellent. Thanks for tracking them down and posting the links.

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  5. Thanks, Jill! Lots of great info...

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  6. Jill - this was GREAT! Thanks for sharing these posts.

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  7. Wow! Great links! Thanks, Jill!

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  8. Great links! Thanks for compiling these.

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