Diantha McBride, the author and a librarian for 30 years, addresses the article to “Dear Publishers.” She then lists things she wishes publishers would do differently - things to make their books better.
1. Bulk up those bindings.Now that you’ve read her list, link over and read what she says about each item.
2. Better editing.
3. Give that cover a makeover.
4. Where’s the art information?
5. More boy books.
6. Thanks, but no tanks.
7. Indexes are essential.
8. Cite, cite, cite.
9. Stop changing the title in different countries.
10. Out of order.