Sunday, March 14, 2010

Voice, not trends

Here's one quote that writers of children's books will want to read:

"As for fiction, we're open to anything for middle-grade readers and teens, although we're always more interested in voice than trends."

Laura Godwin, v-p and publisher, Henry Holt Books for Young Readers



It's nice to know there's at least one publisher out there who isn't looking for the latest trend. Here's the link so you can read the entire article. Michelle Kemper Brownlow posted some different (and equally helpful) quotes from the same article here.

2 comments:

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