{Coffee with Kara}: The Author-Editor Relationship, Part 1

{Coffee with Kara}: The Author-Editor Relationship, Part 1

For so many authors, editing is the single scariest part of the publishing process. You've worked months, sometimes years on your book, and the thought of a stranger coming in and changing your words, your vision, is terrifying! So, ask questions! Know what to expect. It will make the entire process that much easier.

{Coffee with Kara}: Knowing Your Place — Age Categories & Genre

{Coffee with Kara}: Knowing Your Place — Age Categories & Genre

In a query letter, authors are often instructed to include the book's details -- title, word count, age category, and genre. This is to help the editor know internally where the book belongs in terms of imprints; it helps marketing know how to promote the book, and it helps booksellers know where to shelve your book in stores / libraries.