Free Online Webinar and Editor Q&A Session

Kristen Twardowski

Unless a writer is self-publishing, an editor will play a powerful role in shaping his or her book, but most of us aren’t entirely sure how an editor chooses a book or improves a novel. Through its Writers’ Academy, Penguin Random House is offering a great opportunity to clarify all of those points.

On Monday, December 12 at 6:00pm (UK time), the group will be hosting a free online session called “Behind the Bestseller: Editor Q&A Webinar”. The event will discuss a variety of publishing related tidbits, including what makes a manuscript shine even in the slush pile, how editors identify potential bestsellers, and what role editors play throughout a book’s maturation. There will also be time for participants to ask Jocasta Hamilton, Hutchinson’s Publishing Director, questions. Jocasta has worked with authors like Robert Harris, Amor Towles, Sebastian Faulks, and Carys Bray, so this is a wonderful opportunity to…

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