Browsing by topic: Editing

5 Steps to Increasing Your Book’s Marketability with Research

Katherine Pickett

Making the most of your research to craft a more marketable book saves time and money in the writing and editing process. Here are 5 tips to get you started.

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Serious Editors Talking Seriously About Serious Subjects

The English-language editors meeting at S. Fischer Verlag

When seven English-language editors visited Germany for meetings with their colleagues in publishing, key similarities and differences were revealed.

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Extinction and Editing: Startup Collate It

An example of Collate it in action.

John Pettigrew explains the principles behind Collate it, a UK digital startup aimed at helping publishers by replicating editors’ natural workflow, online.

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Issues on the Ether: Is Self-Publishing a Flying Leap?

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Porter Anderson sets up Wednesday’s #EtherIssue live Twitter discussion with a look at perceptions of self-publishing: Hard? Easy? What does it take to do well?

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Is More Crowdsourced Editing Coming to Books?

Can the crowd give your book by helping with editing?

Walter Isaacson is crowdsourcing the editing of some entries for his new history of innovators. Could this be become common practice?

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How Do You Spot a Good Editor and Avoid the Amateurs?

Red Pen Editing

There are editors, and there are people who call themselves editors. Can you tell the difference?

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What are the Risks in Outsourcing Editing Overseas?

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The risk of piracy and the possibility of introducing errors into a text due to cultural differences are just two factors that weigh against outsourcing editing overseas.

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Scholastic Editor/Author David Levithan: No Rules of Engagement

David Levithan

‘Everything comes down to a kid reading and using their imagination to color in the words,’ says Levithan, ‘but the way we can engage them continues to change.’

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SURVEY: Top Reason Authors Should Go with Traditional Publishers?

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Publishers need to deliver value to their author clients. So tell us what is the single most important thing a publisher does for an author?

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When it Comes to Politics, Where Should Publishers Draw the Line?

Broadside Books

Perhaps publishers simply don’t have the power or influence over high status political authors to demand that they produce more rigorous, less biased books.

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