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Advice to Authors: Give Acquisition Editors What They Want
by Cheryl Kaye Tardif   
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Last edited: Monday, July 28, 2008
Posted: Monday, July 28, 2008

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Authors: Ever wonder what acquisition editors at book publishing houses are looking for? Want the "inside scoop"?

Here's some advice for authors from a 25-year publishing veteran--Jerry D. Simmons.

I came across some notes I took at a writers’ conference last year, where former Warner Books Vice President of Sales and book marketing expert (and a good friend of mine) Jerry D. Simmons spoke about publishing and what acquisition editors are looking for.

First, Jerry gave us a brief summary of the publishing world. He said, “There are 6 major New York publishers; 5 are foreign owned, with Simon Schuster being the only US owned company.”
 
He also said that it was important for authors to understand the overall picture...
 
Do you want to know what editors are looking for?
 

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