Category Archives: Editorializing is what editors do!
Yesterday Michelle spoke about choosing a book title from the marketing department’s perspective, and about the “running argument” she has with us folks in Editorial. Hmm, is it really an argument? Well, I will admit to thinking that if Marketing … Continue reading
They pop up on the internet every year, on bulletin boards or else group blogs like Huffington Post. Sometimes they go viral, thanks to Twitter and Facebook and even good old-fashioned email forwards. They’re collections of book covers, for children’s … Continue reading
It’s always a kick when ARCs–advanced reading copies of books—first arrive at the office (if you work in publishing) or at home (if you’re an author). Recently I was lucky enough to have a few spare ARCs of my upcoming … Continue reading
Like everyone else in the book business these past few months, we’d been wondering about the fate of Borders—whether the whole company would go under, completely taking out one of the major bookstore players. We knew there’d be a big … Continue reading
(Our thoughts about our new submissions policy and the fact that we will no longer respond to every unsolicited manuscript): Twenty-five years ago, Albert Whitman received hundreds of manuscripts a year and we read every single one. People typed their … Continue reading