A Moment with The Editor

Charlotte’s Working Space.

Charlotte's DeskCharlotte once again joins us from Harper Impulse for A Moment with The Editor. This week, we ask – What’s your working space like?

I think the photo says it all… books, books and more books. 

Also, 

“I do not have OCD OCD OCD.”

Charlotte Ledger began working in publishing in 2011 and has always been a book lover but, since watching her first episode of Dawson’s Creek when she was 13, she’s found it impossible to resist a good love story! Pacey Witter stole her heart and her life it seems as her addiction for all things romance eventually led to her working at Mills & Boon. Thrilled to be at Harper Impulse, she Continue reading

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Which Plot Has Been Done To Death?

Charlotte Ledger

Charlotte Ledger

Charlotte joins us again from Harper Impulse. This week, we ask her, what kind of plot do you think has been done to death? 

Ooo tricky… I guess it really depends on the writing and the author’s voice… if it’s a fantastic story that makes you laugh, cry, fall in love, and keeps you up all night turning the pages then a familiar plot isn’t so much of an issue… Having said that though, Continue reading

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What kind of books are you currently looking for?

Charlotte Ledger

Charlotte Ledger

We welcome back Charlotte from HarperImpulse. Today, we ask about what kind of books she is currently looking for?

Our mission is to make HarperImpulse the home for good story telling, however you want to write it, however you want to read it – so really I’m looking for anything! Saying that, I’m a big fan of WWI Literature – Pat Barker’s Regeneration trilogy, Birdsong, Susan Hill’s Strange Meeting – and with 2014 marking 100 years since the Great War, it would be wonderful to publish some fantastic stories Continue reading

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What does an Editor Do?

Charlotte Ledger

Charlotte Ledger

We’re very happy to welcome Charlotte, an editor at Harper Impulse.

We ask, what does an editor do?

Wow what a start to our new feature… And such a good question – I know lots of people think editors just sit and read all day! 🙂

Obviously, reading is a big part of our job, whether that’s reading new submissions with the view to buying new books or reading existing authors manuscripts in order to give them feedback on how the story is shaping up. Continue reading

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