Posted by: anitanolan | June 9, 2011

NJ SCBWI Conference Info–Again

I was in a First Page Read at last weekend’s NJ SCBWI Conference.

The editor said a few interesting things.

First: that word count doesn’t matter, it’s what the story needs.

Second: She doesn’t care about synopses. She doesn’t read it first. She doesn’t even read the cover letter first. It’s all about the story, first and foremost.

Third: She uses the synopsis to see where the story goes.

And lastly:

Writing ability is key.

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