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

In Discussion by Edward Nawotka

*+-By Edward Nawotka Today’s story discusses the launch of the beta site Pubmission.com, which promises to streamline the process for submitting unagented manuscripts to publishers. In turn, Pubmission promises to relieve editors’ burden of dealing with the slush pile. Anyone working in publishing is likely to have heard hundreds of bad book ideas. The new blog SlushPile Hell, written by …

Unagented Writer? Editor Drowning in Slush? Pubmission.com Promises to Help

In Europe by Edward Nawotka

*+-By Edward Nawotka • Pubmission.com, which launched last Friday, offers writers an efficient means of submitting their unsolicited manuscripts to publishers, and publishers a way to sort through the slush. • “Publishers are overwhelmed and don’t want more manuscripts than they can handle. That’s where we come in,” says owner Wolf Hoelscher. FLATROCK, NC: “As somebody who went through the …