Turn those rejections into acceptances—and contracts.
“Dear Author, Your story does not meet our needs at this time . . .”
You know your story is good, but still it was rejected. Over and over again. What are you doing wrong? Are the odds against you?
How can an author climb to the top of a pile of competing manuscripts and actually catch an editor’s attention?
Slushpile Memories gives you inside information and practical tips on how to make your manuscript stand out, how to demonstrate your professionalism, and how to separate yourself from the amateurs.
# 1 international bestselling author Kevin J. Anderson has over 23 million copies of his books in print, and he has edited numerous anthologies, including the three bestselling science fiction anthologies of all time. Bringing his unique perspective as both a writer and an editor, he shares pragmatic tips on how to avoid mistakes that will get your work rejected out of hand. He also recounts hair-raising anecdotes of slushpile disasters, as well as personal stories to help a writer understand the challenges, and the hope, of finally getting accepted.
Learn to look at the slushpile from the editor’s perspective, understand the hot button mistakes, and show the mark of a genuine pro author that any editor will want to work with.