Jessica Day George, author of The Dragon Slippers and a host of other things, joins us to talk about working with editors, and she’s got stories to tell. But so do Dan and Brandon. And hey, surprise! Even self-published Howard has an appropriate anecdote here!
What should you expect when you work with an editor? Are they going to ask you to add sex and violence, or are they going to demand that you tone everything down? Are they going to buy your book and then force unconscionable changes down your throat, or are they going to warn you before the contract is signed?
The answer is, not surprisingly, yes. Editors may do all this and more. Or less. More or less. Have a listen…
Audiobook Pick-of-the-Week: Sun and Moon, Ice and Snow, by Jessica Day George
Writing Prompt: An author and an editor are disagreeing on a matter that nobody else would ever think to disagree on.
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