I’m in Writer’s Digest!

Does This Book Jacket Make Me Look Fat?” That’s the title of an article I’ve written for Writer’s Digest that solicits opinions and anecdotes from several women writers about whether you need to be pretty to be popular in the publishing marketplace. Laura Lippman says, “It might get someone to pick up the book, but I’m not sure it can do much more than that,” while agent Ginger Clark reveals that “if your agent is positioning you as the next big literary fiction genius—and therefore making it clear she’s expecting people to bid high—she’s probably doing so with the added bonus of you being attractive.”

21 August 2006 | uncategorized |