By Porter Anderson | @Porter_Anderson
WRITING ON THE ETHER: Is Publishing’s Star System Cuckoo?
For some reason, we’re not good at talking about the star system in publishing. But that’s why J.K. Rowling’s book, The Cuckoo’s Calling—suddenly discovered to be hers, not “Robert Galbraith’s”—is selling through the roof.
Agent April Eberhardt on the problem of the blockbuster mentality in publishing, and Joan Smith on the book as “a cautionary tale for unknown writers.”
Plus: Why does The Cuckoo’s Calling have a romance cover in the US edition?
Read the full article at JaneFriedman.com
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