Posted on 12/19/2020 at 04:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek
It’s no secret that pre-existing fame makes it a cinch to find a book deal.
Some in the literary world, though, are a bit concerned about this trend — in particular, when it comes to children’s books — reports the Guardian.
They argue that it means less publicity energy, less shelf space, and fewer readers for lesser-known authors who deserve that same spotlight.
Others in the industry dismiss such concerns, saying that a rising tide can lift all boats.
See both sides of the debate over celebrity-written children’s books in the Guardian.
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