Sunday, October 19, 2008
Now for a little editor time: Please welcome Ms. Amanda Barnett, Senior Editor of the Faery Line at TWRP
I'm Amanda Barnett, Senior editor for the Faery Rose line at The Wild Rose Press. I've been with the company for almost a year and a half. I have some wonderful authors, met some awesome editors and feel like TWRP is a company that stands on its word.
I have a background in the publishing world that includes, reviews, columns, interviews and my own work being put under a microscope and then published. For me you have to be willing to put it all out there in relation to your work in order to get anywhere.
I would like to tell you a bit about what I'm looking for in the way of manuscripts for the Faery Rose line. Heroes and heroines who are sensual, plots that are edgy and filled with some of the elements that make up our guidelines. Ghosts, witches, dragons, faeries, time travels, science fiction. These are the basis for our line, and I would love to see characters that readers remember long after they read
the last page.
A good way for any author be they a newbie or already pubbed, is to make sure you read the guidelines for whichever line you are targeting. That gives you an insight as to what we editors are looking for. The elements of writing should be adhered to and I will tell you now, I do not care for point of view that is all over the place.
We have some of the best editors, cover artists, production and public relations folks in the business at The Wild Rose Press, who will be more than happy to guide you from start to finish with your work.