Monday, July 20, 2009

How Did That Book Get Published?

Editorial Anonymous, who by day is secretly a high-powered editor of books for younger readers, has blasted away the walls of secrecy surrounding publishing with an incendiary blog post entitled...

The Publishometer: How to tell whether a manuscript will be acquired

Well, I may be exaggerating slightly. But it's a very good look at the factors editors have to weigh in their acquisition decisions, if (inevitably) most closely describing the children's publishing world. But if you've ever wondered how that horrible book by {insert famous person here} ever got published, it will Explain All.

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