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Amazon Courts Young Adult Author
Amanda Hocking, author of paranormal romance young adult fiction, has earned her place in publishing history. Last week, Amazon made a $2 million bid to publish a four-book series by the 26 year-old self-publishing wunderkind. The bid was unsuccessful - St Martin’s Press was the successful bidder - but Amazon’s bid was the highest in dollar terms. The move signals a shift in Amazon’s…
Just Another Manuscript Monday
For several years, publisher Allen & Unwin has accepted manuscript pitches from aspiring writers every Friday with a service it aptly called the Friday Pitch. Now Pan Macmillan has inaugurated its own version of the Friday Pitch - Manuscript Monday. Pan Macmillan will consider pitches for commercial and literary fiction and non-fiction, children’s books and young adult fiction, so long as they are emailed…
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