So What Do You Do Brendan Deneen, Executive Editor of Macmillan Entertainment?

'The primary role is that I create ideas for books'

For many writers, getting a book published with a major publishing house is the ultimate mark of success, a validation of talent and proof that years of toiling in anonymity were worth it. But for a select few — authors like John Grisham, J.K. Rowling, Nicholas Sparks and others — there’s an even greater pinnacle:…