What are book editors looking for? It’s a recurring question we receive as agents.
The answer will differ across genres. But there are several common factors an editor at a publishing house is assessing when deciding whether to take a chance on your work.
If we were to enter the mind of that editor, the top 5 things they might focus on when reviewing your submission would be:
When reviewing your overall package, it’s therefore critical to ask yourself objectively, or get a trusted opinion if unsure…
Give editors every reason to say yes.
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