What editors do : the art, craft, and business of book editing /

What editors do : the art, craft, and business of book editing /
Emerson College
Introduction -- The three phases of editing -- Acquisition: finding the book. Where it all begins / by Peter Ginna -- The alchemy of acquisitions: twelve rules for trade editors / by Jonathan Karp ; Thinking like a scholarly editor: the how and why of academic publishing / by Gregory M. Britton ; The lords of disciplines: acquiring college textbooks / by Peter Coveney -- The editing process: from proposal to book. The book's journey / by Nancy S. Miller ; What love's got to do with it: the author-editor relationship / by Betsy Lerner ; The other side of the desk: what I learned about editing when I became a literary agent / by Susan Rabiner ; Open-heart surgery, or just a nip and tuck?: developmental editing / by Scott Norton -- This needs just a little work: on line editing / by George Witte ; Toward accuracy, clarity, and consistency: what copyeditors do / by Carol Fisher Saller -- Publication: bringing the book to the reader. The flip side of the pizza: the editor as manager / by Michael Pietsch ; Start spreading the news: the editor as evangelist / by Calvert D. Morgan Jr ; The half-open door: independent publishing and community / by Jeff Shotts -- From mystery to memoir: categories and case studies. Listening to the music: editing literary fiction / by Erika Goldman ; Dukes, deaths, and dragons: editing genre fiction / by Diana Gill -- Marginalia: on editing general nonfiction / by Matt Weiland ; Once upon a time lasts forever: editing books for children / by Nancy Siscoe ; Lives that matter: editing biography, autobiography, and memoir / by Wendy Wolf ; From monographs to magnum opuses: editing works of scholarship / by Susan Ferber ; Reliable sources: reference editing and publishing / by Anne Savarese ; The pink should be a surprise: creating illustrated books / by Deb Aaronson -- Pursuing a publishing career: varieties of editorial experience. Widening the gates: why publishing needs diversity / by Chris Jackson ; The apprentice: on being an editorial assistant / by Katie Henderson Adams ; This pencil for hire: making a career as a freelance editor / by Katharine O'Moore-Klopf ; The self-publisher as self-editor / by Arielle Eckstut and David Henry Sterry ; A new age of discovery: the editor's role in a changing publishing industry / by Jane Friedman -- Conclusion. As time goes by: the past and future of editing.

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