I wasn't sure I wanted to be an editor, but I fell right into it and haven't looked back since. I also think my job helps my family and friends sleep better at night. But I changed my mind at the very last minute and decided to pursue something with my first love - books. Now I can read about all the crimes I would have loved to solve in real life - I really feel like I have the best of both worlds.
What kinds of manuscripts do you acquire?
I acquire pretty much straight across the crime spectrum - true crime, mysteries, commercial thrillers. I also acquire the rights to TV shows like Psych, Burn Notice, and Criminal Minds to name a few and then find authors to write original novels based on those programs.
Some editors hate sharks, others hate prologues-is there anything that's an automatic turn-off for you? I feel like I want to escape into my fiction - and both of those subjects hit a little too close to home.
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