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Jane Friedman
Co-founder/editor of . I know far too much about the publishing industry. Previously: / Indiana native. 🌽
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Just spotted, with thanks to Hattie Fletcher at
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Jane Friedman May 23
🙏🏻
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Jane Friedman May 23
trying to fix the book as the editor
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Jane Friedman May 22
"Don’t attempt anything too long w/o food. And if you are writing something long, like a book, you ultimately hate life & will eat crap or whatever’s around.” Highly Subjective & Sometimes Contradictory Alphabet for the Young & Aspiring Professional Writer
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Jane Friedman May 21
If you're an editor, remember: It's not your job to fix the manuscript. Your job is to help the writer fix it. offers two rules of giving feedback to writers
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Jane Friedman May 21
Replying to @mzbull
thank you, Marjorie!
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Jane Friedman May 20
Replying to @TraceyGemmell17
Not to my knowledge, at least not specifically for book publicists
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Jane Friedman May 20
The biggest source of discord and disappointment when paying for a publicist? A mismatch in expectations. Mutual understanding is critical—and here's how to achieve it: - great insight by Barbara Linn Probst
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Daniel Silvermint May 7
Want to know why Game of Thrones *feels* so different now? I think I can explain. Without spoilers. /1
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Jane Friedman May 18
Replying to @VickiStiefel
overdue, I thought I already was! :)
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Jane Friedman May 18
appreciate the tip!
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Jane Friedman May 18
If you’re a Mailchimp customer and are starting to think about alternatives b/c of its recent changes, I found this article on deliverability rates of various email marketing services quite insightful:
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Jane Friedman May 15
“I’m still convinced that the majority of men wouldn’t want to be caught dead reading a book w/a woman’s name on the cover. Sadly, publishers often don’t help this situation." discusses his site focused on books by women interview by
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Jane Friedman May 14
grateful, thank you!
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Rand Fishkin May 13
GG/Amzn/Appl: XX% of searches are now done with voice. Marketers: Ah! This changes everything! What's our strategy?! Me: Meh. Voice search doesn't matter. Marketers: WHAT??! Are you mad?! Me: What's the difference btwn getting a screen of results from voice vs. keyboard input? /1
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Jane Friedman May 13
If you're giving a reading of your work, do NOT choose one continuous passage or a very long poem. It's too challenging to hold an authentic emotional connection for that long: – sage advice on author readings from &
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Jane Friedman May 12
Replying to @BaskinJon
yes, thank you
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Jane Friedman May 12
"It helps to remember that a story exists to connect one person to another, for however briefly.” Stanley Delgado on considering your reader:
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Jane Friedman May 12
“Use what talents you possess; the woods would be very silent if no birds sang there except those that sang best.” —Henry van Dyke
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Jane Friedman May 10
I'm a guest this week on ’s wonderful podcast, Branding Outside the Box. 🤓 Listen:
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