#AskEditor Live Session with Blink/HarperCollins Senior Editor
In this LIVE #AskEditor session, Las Musas author, Mayra Cuevas, talks to Blink/HarperCollins Senior Editor Jacque Alberta. Blink/HarperCollins published Mayra’s debut Salty, Bitter, Sweet. Mayra and Jacque worked together on the production of this YA foodie romance.
During this 55 minute free webinar with LIVE Q&A, Jacque will discuss:
-What are the essential elements editors and publishers look for in YA novels?
-Do publishers acquire a manuscript that “needs work,” or should the manuscripts be as ready as possible for publication?
-What are some of the most common mistakes you see in manuscripts?
-Explain the acquisitions process.
-The publication timeline: what happens after acquisitions?
-Who is the YA audience, including readers and gatekeepers, and what are they looking for?
-What are some examples of great YA novels every writer should read?
-What makes a book irresistible to publishers?
-What is the difference between a best-seller and the midlist?
-What makes a midlist book a commercial success?
-And she will take your questions!
Author, Salty Bitter, Sweet
Senior Editor Blink/HarperCollins