Posts and articles on writing, publishing, and the art of the novel by Editorial Department founder (and co-author of Self Editing For Fiction Writers) Renni Browne.
The Truth about First Novels and Traditional Publication What authors need to know
[by Renni Browne]
What you might hear:
- “Acquisitions editors at major publishing houses don’t want to read first-novel submissions.”
- “Literary agents don’t want to take on unknown writers anymore.”
- “Publishers only want novelists who have a strong platform or a great track record of book sales.”
- “If by a miracle you get a first novel published, it’ll […]