What does a traditional publishing house want?

Between a bestseller and a book that nails the 3 Cs, I would say the latter is more realistic. Every day, publishers get hundreds of unsolicited manuscripts and most professionals agree that the rejection rate is abominably high at 95 per cent. Poorly written query letters is an obvious put off. So is a manuscript with obvious loopholes that begin showing on page one. Although the most important thing a traditional publishing house is looking … Read more What does a traditional publishing house want?