When we think of editing, we often think of a person who proofreads text, a copy editor. But the word is also used to refer to a publishing editor, which is a different role entirely. This article describe the publishing editor's role in the book development cycle.
Editorial Assistant Michelle Meade discusses the behind the scenes role of an editor, including what it’s like to make the offer and what goes into making your book at star.
Author Kathy Ide shares tips for successful collaboration with an editor.
Children's book buyer and editor Tegan Tigani talks about the role of book buyer has changed with self-published authors now making headlines.
Children's book buyer and editor Tegan Tigani talks about how she selects books for major retailers.
Yes, you’re thinking of self-publishing. But how can you prepare your emerging manuscript to take on the world? What kind of help do you need, and how can you get it?
Keith Ogorek, senior vice president of marketing for Author Solutions and self published author of two books, shares seven secrets he has learned from his own experience working with hundreds of authors.
Michael Hyatt, New York Times bestselling author and former CEO of Thomas Nelson Publishers, talks about why WestBow Press, Thomas Nelson's self-publishing division, was created. He is in a unique position to understand both the traditional and independent publishing paths. Watch this interview with one of the industry's top executives and thought leaders. You'll learn the value of self publishing, how it is changing the publishing industry, where traditional publishing fits in, and even whether or not self publishing is considered to be a valid approach (Hint: the stigma is gone).
Regency Romance and Fantasy writer Donna Hatch, shares her perspective on self-publishing and how her views have changed over time. She discusses some of the perks of self publishing, including not having to compromise an artistic vision and having a faster time to market.
Jim O'Connor, Author and PR expert for authors, discusses his decision to self-publish his previously traditionally published book. He discusses his ability to make changes to the book and easily update it, all while keeping it on the market longer than the original publisher intended.
Author P.J. Hoover talks about how she initially self published her book Solstice and later was successful in finding a home with a traditional publisher. She shares what she did to highlight her platform and what happened after the book was acquired.