Archive for September, 2008
“The slush pile is the great awkward albatross of the publishing industry”, writes Aida Edemariam, when she thinks about her five-month internship at a magazine in New York. In her Guardian article titled, “File it in the bin”, Aida explains how most publishers no longer read unsolicited manuscripts – but that that doesn’t stop writers sending them in. Find out why it might be worth your while to properly have your manuscript assessed before submitting it to agents. Aida features TLC prominently in her recent article re slush piles and the publishing industry in the Guardian’s G2.