Sara Weiss

Sara Weiss

Senior Editor | Ballantine Books/Random House

Sara Weiss is a senior editor at Ballantine Books/Random House, where she edits a wide range of fiction and nonfiction titles. Previously, she was an editor at Grand Central Publishing, an imprint of Hachette Book Group. Sara holds a BA in English language and literature with a minor in art history from the University of Chicago. She lives in Brooklyn.

What’s the Big Deal?: Advances, Auctions, Contracts and More–Everything You Need to Know about Book Deals

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Writers spend so much time working toward a book deal that when the opportunity finally presents itself, they often forget (or perhaps, caught up in the excitement, would rather ignore) the fact that there is room to negotiate. If you have a great literary agent, he or she will remind you to take a deep […]