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October 12, 2015

Titles and Synopses

Here are a couple of procedural questions, both on things that are terrible and hard: titles and synopses. Q Can you tell me a little about book titles and how often an author’s own title survives the publication process? If a title changes, is it the agent, editor, […]
October 8, 2015

What Agents Want. (To Be Surprised, impressed, and Moved.)

Hello! It’s a huge pleasure to be blogging for The Editorial Department, my first introduction to the publishing industry back when I was but a tiny U of A graduate. Since TED, I’ve moved to New York and landed at Wolf Literary Services, a literary agency that has […]