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Thursday, September 14, 2006

So, Show Me the Money

People are generally clueless about the business of publishing. Since writers are people, it follows that plenty of writers don't know much about publishing either. Here's a rundown by an expert on how publishers figure out how much of an advance to offer for a book.

I found this link on the completely addictive blog called Miss Snark. Miss Snark is a NYC literary agent who posted comments on 100 query letters (works of fiction, but many of the principles apply to creative nonfiction) and answers many questions from us lowly writers about agents in general.

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