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Title What editors do : the art, craft, and business of book editing / edited by Peter Ginna.
Publication Info. ©2017
Chicago : The University of Chicago Press, 2017.
Open Library Cover
Location Call No. Status
 Stack 9  808 W    IN LIBRARY
Description 310 pages ; 23 cm.
Series Chicago guides to writing, editing, and publishing
Chicago guides to writing, editing, and publishing.
Note Includes index.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents 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.
Subject Editing.
Publishers and publishing.
Added Author Ginna, Peter, editor.
Added Title Art, craft, and business of book editing
ISBN 9780226299839 (hardcover alkaline paper)
022629983X (hardcover alkaline paper)
9780226299976 (paperback alkaline paper)
022629997X (paperback alkaline paper)
9780226300030 (electronic book)
Standard No. 40027547743