Monday, August 5, 2013
The Art of Anthology By Linda K. Sienkiewicz
My friend, Linda K Sienkiewicz, has just blogged about the creation of Futuredaze, a young adult anthology. There's lots of interesting information for writers, editors, and those interested in creating their own anthology. As Linda says, "The growing market for anthologies creates opportunities for publishers, editors, and writers. For writers, they get compensation of one kind or another; if not money, at least recognition and publishing credentials. Editors also get recognition and credentials, not to mention the satisfaction of putting together a decent publication. What does it take to compile an anthology? Where do you get your material? Who is going to read it? Beyond the basics, assembling a collection of stories or poems is an art that requires elements of design, direction, marketing skills and a fair amount of faith that it will all come together in the end." READ MORE!