Tuesday, January 29, 2013

Dave Long from my publisher Bethany House, talking about the year 2013 in fiction

By David Long
Senior acquisitions editor,
Bethany House,
a division of Baker Publishing Group

It is a fact universally acknowledged that a publisher, seeing the rise and success of a new category of fiction, will eventually try to find an author of their own to fit that category. So it has been since the days of Jane Austen and so it is still. In fact, things have changed so little that, all these years later, it is still Miss Austen we’re all chasing.
Or if it’s not Austen exactly, then perhaps best-selling author Julie Klassen or the popularity of Downton Abbey. A new British invasion is headed... read more here

Mary Connealy

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