Does Twitter pitching work?

As this week’s FutureBook20 conference has shown, this is a year where change is at the top of the agenda for the publishing industry. And when it comes to changing the sort of books that get published and the sort of authors whose voices are heard, broadening the acquisition process is crucial. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-20 22:39:15 UTC ]
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