Almost exactly 30 years after she started, Ace/Roc editor Ginjer Buchanan is retiring. Her encyclopedic knowledge and keen editorial eye have been a major asset to science fiction publishing for the past few decades, and the field will not be the same without her.
Ace/Roc is seeing too many urban fantasy submissions and not enough military SF, says editor Ginjer Buchanan. She has some great advice on getting an agent/editor, including do your research first. And write a synopsis that explains what actually happens.
In these troubled times, whether you're looking for some simple escapism or a vision of how things could be even worse, science fiction has the answer. And book sales are starting to reflect that.