Ageism in Publishing

One thing I found amuzing the other day was reading a book for the older mature woman…I didn’t realised 21 was considered mature…I was totally disappointed.

Shannon A Thompson

The other day some truly awesome people began talking about ageism in publishing via Twitter. I first heard about it from Ashley Hearn, an editor at Page Street Publishing, but here’s an awesome thread from Susan Dennard, NYT bestseller author of the Witchland series.

I encourage you to get online and read some of the ongoing threads/comments, especially if you’re struggling with this particular pressure.

A lot of writers feel ageism in a variety of ways.

Many feel like they have to have an agent by 20…

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