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Slushpile Memories, Million Dollar Writing Series

Avoid the mistakes that keep your manuscript unread and unpublished, from the New York Times–bestselling author.

“Dear Author, Your story does not meet our needs at this time . . .”

You know your story is good, but still it was rejected. Over and over again. What are you doing wrong? Are the odds against you? How can an author climb to the top of a pile of competing manuscripts and actually catch an editor’s attention?

By avoiding the common pitfalls and mistakes detailed in this book, you can significantly increase your manuscript’s chances of making it out of the slush pile, and start turning those rejections into acceptances—and contracts.

Kevin J. Anderson, Kevin Anderson

Kevin J. Anderson has published more than 170 books, 58 of which have been national or international bestsellers. He has written numerous novels in the Star Wars, X-Files, and Dune universes, as well as unique steampunk fantasy novels Clockwork Angels and Clockwork Lives, written with legendary rock drummer Neil Peart. His original works include the Saga of Seven Suns series, the Wake the Dragon and Terra Incognita fantasy trilogies, the Saga of Shadows trilogy, and his humorous horror series featuring Dan Shamble, Zombie PI. He has edited numerous anthologies, written comics and games, and the lyrics to two rock CDs. Anderson is the director of the graduate program oin Publishing at Western Colorado University. Anderson and his wife Rebecca Moesta are the publishers of WordFire Press. His most recent novels are Vengewar, Dune: The Duke of Caladan (with Brian Herbert), Stake, Kill Zone (with Doug Beason), and Spine of the Dragon.

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