What do Publishers Look for in an Author?

Thanks for this valuable information. If you don’t mind, I am sharing this information with other aspiring authors like myself

European Geeks Publishing

Regardless of how ground breaking your novel may be – there is more to what a publisher considers than just your manuscript. You may be the next J.K. Rowling, but if you’re missing one of these items on the checklist, it’s likely that you won’t get picked up for traditional publishing. While writing is an art, publishing is a business and has to be treated as such. Entering into a contract with an author is no different than signing a deal with a fortune 500 company – it has to be profitable or everyone involved loses.

So what exactly is this checklist that publishers consider before signing a contract with an author?

  • The Book – obviously, the book is a large contribution to the publisher’s consideration. While it is not the only decision maker, the publisher will not bother looking at any of the other items on the checklist if…

View original post 352 more words

About ann Harrison Author

I am a Christian author and a professional content writer who is totally blind. I also love to write about inspirational topics, such as spirituality, music, and anything else that my little heart desires. This includes character interviews, book reviews, and even a story or two. I write professional blog posts, landing pages and other materials for the word matters blog at www.ernestdempsey.com, and a company called rushcube. If anyone wants to find out more about my writing, or if you need a freelance content writer, please email me at annwrites@annwritesinspiration.com
This entry was posted in Uncategorized. Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s