PW Help Wanted: Reviewers

Rose Fox says on Publishers Weekly’s “Genreville” blog that she’s looking for more book reviewers:

I’m surprised to find that I’m a little short on reviewers, especially for mass market romance (of all kinds, from historical to paranormal) and thrillers. I also seem to have misplaced a bunch of emails from people who wrote to me the last time I put an ad out, so if you applied before and haven’t heard from me, please feel free to apply again.

At this point I am only looking for people who have already done a lot of nonfiction writing, preferably book or movie reviewing, and are familiar and comfortable with the editorial process, small wordcounts (I ask for 180-200 words and edit them down to about 145), and tight deadlines. The pay is $25 per review and I generally send each reviewer about one book every two weeks, though if I bring on many more reviewers that may stretch to one book every three or four weeks.

The instructions for applying are at the end of her post.

[Thanks to Andrew Porter for the story.]


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