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What is the Future of the Slush Pile?

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Will authors have the patience to wait for an agent or publisher to discover them? Or will they seek the immediate gratification of self-publishing?

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PUBSLUSH: New Publisher Inspired by J.K. Rowling and TOMS Shoes


Jesse Potash, founder of PUBSLUSH, explains how his new publishing company marries crowdsourcing with altruism, and serves as a tribute to J.K. Rowling.

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Are Social Media Sites the New Slush Pile?

Debut author Leigh Fallon, discovered on HarperCollins’ community YA site, is one example about how the path to authorship is changing

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What’s the Worst Book Idea You’ve Ever Heard?

By Edward Nawotka Today’s story discusses the launch of the beta site, which promises to streamline the process for submitting unagented manuscripts to publishers. […]

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Unagented Writer? Editor Drowning in Slush? Promises to Help

By Edward Nawotka •, which launched last Friday, offers writers an efficient means of submitting their unsolicited manuscripts to publishers, and publishers a way […]

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