To Publish or Pass: The Editorial Meeting & Selecting Books for Publication

Publishers don’t decide which books they’re going to publish while sitting alone in a dark room with one little lamp burning. It’s not a secretive process and it’s not just a matter of a singular person’s whims or personal tastes. Rather, this initial step in the traditional publishing process — where a book is chosen for print and its author receives an advance — is collaborative and driven by business decisions — hopefully smart ones.

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