10

Dec

2013

Hemingway’s Guide to Succeeding in Publishing

 
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Advice from a Literary Master

Hemingway was an iconic American writer not just because of his writing, but also for his savvy business acumen. Here we collect his wisdom on how to make it in the publishing industry.

 

 

1. Aim for a wide audience.

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2. Keep control over the editing.

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3. The devil is in the details.

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4. Monitor the printers.

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5. Know what sells a book.

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6. Don’t sell yourself short.

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Editor’s Note: For more on Hemingway’s letters, visit The Letters of Ernest Hemingway, Volume 2 (1923-1925).

 

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