Answer the following questions accordingly in paragraphs. *no introduction/conclusion needed, do not write in essay format.
In the reading, Why publishers are betting big on debut novelists (https://ew.com/article/2016/05/02/debut-novel-millions/) some of the ensuing commentary questioned the reasons given for the acquisitions. One stated, “These editors are not paying for ‘luminous writing’ they’re gambling on decent writers who they hope can become media stars.” Submit your response in an essay format in consideration of the following points:
1. Why do you think the editors signed these two writers?
2. Do you think that in the age of social media, physical appearance and the potential to create a media star are valid concerns for a publisher considering acquiring a manuscript?
3,Is there an example you can think of in which a book was acquired based on the marketability of the author?