Novelist(s) required

November 16th, 2009

Here at Optimistic Future Publishing Enterprises we are always on the look-out for excellent candidates to fill our job opportunities as fiction novelists.

The successful candidate must have the following:

  • An original manuscript, already completed, to our satisfaction.

The successful candidate should also display some (but not necessarily all) of the following:

  • Work well alone
  • Work well in a publishing team
  • Self-starter
  • Self-finisher
  • Imaginative
  • Observant
  • Attentive to detail
  • Patient
  • Persistent
  • Ambitious
  • Withstand criticism
  • Self-motivated
  • Can work to a deadline
  • Deliver long-running projects with no management intervention
  • Avid reader (hundreds of novels in your genre ideal)
  • Mastery of at least one major international language
  • Word processing skills
  • Proof-reading skills
  • Editorial skills
  • Research ability
  • Psychologist
  • Philosopher
  • Good people interaction skills
  • A large social network of friends
  • Tireless self-promoter
  • Knowledge of the latest marketing strategies
  • An active blogger (a back catalogue of many years worth of blog posts is ideal)
  • Frequent twitterer
  • A keen observer of publishing trends
  • A keen observer of social trends
  • Media savvy (some training preferred)
  • Knowledge of libel & slander laws
  • A high public profile (celebrities preferred)
  • Public-speaking experience
  • Loves to travel
  • Young
  • Attractive
  • Interesting
  • G.S.O.H.
  • A strong arm (whichever one you sign with)

If this sounds like you, we want to hear from you! For the right candidate, renumeration is negotiable(*).

* Renumeration is on sales commission basis only. No salary provided. Overtime will be required. Second income recommended.

Entry Filed under: Observation & Musing,Writing

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