Wow, what a week. Our Erin Hunter interview is bringing us massive traffic. Part Two of this interview goes live tomorrow. If you write children’s or YA literature, you won’t want to miss it.
The other thing that blew my mind was Tor editor Anna Genoese’s post on crunching the numbers, and why editors buy Rolaids in bulk. After reading it, I wonder how anyone gets published in today’s world . . . . until I read about the exploits of this teen-wiz and the ridiculous amounts of money the publisher paid for her advance. Slush Pile sums up my reaction in a more elegant, less foaming-at-the-mouth way. Finally, GalleyCat was present at a talk Anna McCafferty gave at the NY Public Library, and unearths a few juicy nuggets. McCafferty’s publisher Crown also weighs in.
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