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07-29-2004, 02:53 AM
“2004 Outlook For Writers” is a free report By Dee Power and
Brian Hill. Over 100 editors and literary agents participated
in a survey conducted in mid 2004 by Brian Hill and Dee Power,
authors of “The Making of a Bestseller,” Dearborn Trade,
March 2005. The majority of the participating editors were
from major publishing houses; however editors from small and
university presses participated as well. The agents completing
the survey were from well known agencies as well as boutique

The 12 page “2004 Outlook for Writers” report
answers the questions:

Can Writers Expect Changes on the Horizon for
the Publishing Industry?
From the Literary Agent’s Point of View
From the Editors

Why Do Editors Say No?
Why Editors Decline Nonfiction
And Saying No to Fiction

What Do Experts, Agents and Booksellers Think About
the Future of Publishing?

Advice From Editors On How To Succeed As An Author

If you would like a copy of Power and Hill’s report
“2004 Outlook For Writers” Just send an email to
The report will be sent to you as a PDF file at no charge.
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newsletter “Words For Writers and Readers.”

Dee Power (Ms.)
Co-author with Brian Hill of “The Making of a Bestseller,”
Dearborn Trade, March 2005
www.BrianHillAndDeePower.com (http://www.BrianHillAndDeePower.com)

James D. Macdonald
07-13-2005, 09:53 PM
Outlook for writers -- free report

Is there a 2005 or 2006 edition?

01-27-2008, 03:28 AM
Not as such, but there are more recent Q&A sessions with agents and publishers posted on their site.