Editorial Staff

Editorial Staff

Archives December 1-15, 2001

Breaking News Time Warner Trade Publishing Closes IPublish.com TWTP Will Continue To Distribute Electronic Books NEW YORK, NY/12/4/01— Laurence Kirshbaum, chairman of Time Warner Trade Publishing, announced “with great regret” today that its electronic publishing...

Grappling With Manuscript Length

A monthly column written by an Authorlink contributing editor. We welcome your questions, comments and input to this page. ASK THE EDITOR Grappling With Manuscript Length By Susan Malone December, 2001 One of the points that stumps writers the most regards the length...

Archives November 15-30, 2001

Phyllis Grann Named Vice Chairman, Random House, Inc. NEW YORK, NY/11/26/001—Phyllis E. Grann, who stepped down last month as Chief Executive Officer and President of Penguin Putnam Inc., the country’s second largest trade book publisher, will join Random...

An Exclusive Interview With Novelist Laura Van Wormer Part One

An Exclusive Interview With Novelist Laura Van Wormer Part One

You want to be published? Novelist Laura Van Wormer can tell you how to do it, for three reasons. First, she’s written 10 books since 1988. The most recent, Trouble Becomes Her, the third in the Sally Harrington series, was released in early November by Mira. Second, before she started writing she was an editor at Doubleday. Finally, despite her tenure at Doubleday, she made some of the same mistakes in her writing career that the rest of us do.

Archives November 1-15, 2001

Simon & Schuster Launches eBookstore on Company Website NEW YORK, NY/11/5/01--As part of its ongoing efforts to promote electronic publishing, Simon & Schuster announced today the grand opening of SimonSaysShop.com ( http://www.SimonSaysShop.com.com ), an...

Breaking the Rules

A monthly column written by an Authorlink contributing editor. We welcome your questions, comments and input to this page. ASK THE EDITOR Breaking the Rules By Susan Malone November 2001 Rules abound in the writing world (I’d say the “literary” one,...

Write What’s In Your Heart

A monthly column written by an Authorlink contributing editor. We welcome your questions, comments and input to this page. ASK THE EDITOR Write What's In Your Heart By Susan Malone October 2001 In the past two weeks, I've had untold number of writers contact...

Chris Keesler, Senior Editor Dorchester Leisure Books

The way to Chris Keesler’s heart is through a good query letter. A feisty love story that knows when to break the rules doesn’t hurt either. Keesler is a romance editor, one of only a few fellas in a female-dominated field. His position on the flip side of the gender divide works to his and his writers’ advantage.