Sloane Crosley: ‘Chick Lit Has Done a Lot, Marketing Wise for Books’

By Joe Ciarallo Comment

What does Sloane Crosley think of the term “chick-lit?” We talk about the term and some publishing industry trends — such as whether publishers should hold back the release of e-books to spur hard copy sales — in the final installment of this Media Beat interview.

Crosley just released her second book, How Did You Get This Number. Her first release, I Was Told There’d Be Cake, was a New York Times best seller.

Part 1: Sloane Crosley on Her Second Book: ‘A Little Bit Deeper and Darker’

Part 2: Sloane Crosley on Being an Author and a Publicist: ‘It’s More Worth It Than Not’

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