Guest Post: What Publishers Want

After 28 years of teaching writing, having evaluated over a 1,000 manuscripts, and having had 16 myself published by traditional publishers, I have found that ‘what you need’ can be distilled down to four main points.

My Life as a Novelist… So Far

My novel’s title is now on a t-shirt being sold by The Wild Bunch film festival in Arizona.
This is not an occurrence I could have imagined two years ago, when I self-published my Canadian historical mystery.

Book Contract Components

In order to ensure you are protected and can properly profit from your work in the future, you need to make sure you negotiate a rock-solid publishing contract that contains all the right components.