Editors on Editing What Writers Need to Know about What Editors Do

ISBN-10: 0802132634

ISBN-13: 9780802132635

Edition: 3rd (Revised)

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Book details

List price: $18.00
Edition: 3rd
Publisher: Grove/Atlantic, Incorporated
Publication date: 1/12/1994
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 377
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.232
Language: English

Preface: Reflections on a Lifetime of Editing
What Is an Editor?
The Evolution of the American Editor
An Open Letter to a Would-be Editor
Are Editors Necessary? (revised for this edition) and On the Decline of Western Literature
Lunch with a Favorite Agent
Breaking Faith: A Publishing Parable
Mistah Perkins - He Dead: Publishing Today (with a postscript for this edition)
Doing Good - And Doing It Right: The Ethical and Moral Dimensions of Editing
How Books Are Chosen: What Goes into Making an Editorial Decision
What Editors Look for in a Query Letter, Proposal, and Manuscript
The Editor and the Author at the Writers' Conference: Why They Go, What They Do
The Editor as Negotiator
Editing for the Christian Marketplace
Editing Books for the Jewish Market: A Commitment to Community
Developmental Editing: A Creative Collaboration
The Copy Editor and the Author
Line Editing: Drawing Out the Best Book Possible
Line Editing: The Art of the Reasonable Suggestion
The Role of the Editorial Assistant
Working with a Free-Lance Editor or Book Doctor
Editing True Crime
Editing Crime Fiction
The Pleasures and Perils of Editing Mass-Market Paperbacks
Editing Trade Paperbacks in Middle Age - Theirs and Mine
Editing Nonfiction: The Question of "Political Correctness"
Editing Fiction: The Question of "Political Correctness"
Editing Scholars in Three Modes for Three Audiences
Editing for a Small Press: Publishing the Way It Used to Be
Editing Fiction as an Act of Love
On Editing Nonfiction: Multiple Majors in a University of Subjects
Editing the Science-Fiction and Fantasy Novel: The Importance of Calling Everyone Fred
Editing Children's Books
Editing Reference Books
The Editor of Lives
Editing Popular Psychology and Self-Help Books
Editing the Romance Novel
Editing Male-Oriented Escapist Fiction
An Annotated Bibliography of Books on Editing and Publishing
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