Want to know what life looks like from inside a publishing house? Look no further. These posts will give insight into what goes on behind the doors of a publishing house, from how we decide which books to acquire, to word counts and page counts, to formats across genres, and more.
What Makes for a Good Publishing House?
Behind the Scenes at a Publishing House: What Really Happens to Your Book?
What Do You Do All Day? A Look at the Life of an Editor
A Brief History of Publishing Timelines
Preorders: What They Are and Why They Matter
First Impressions: What Makes or Breaks a Query
Beyond the Manuscript: What ELSE an Editor Looks for in a Submission
The Acquisition Decision: How I Pick a Manuscript
The Subjective Editor: Why Taste Matters (and Why That’s Okay)
Life in the Slush Pile: Surely Make You Lose Your Mind
What to Expect When You’re Expecting…an Edit Letter
Not Just a No: The Decision Behind a Rejection
5 Reasons I Say No to a Good Book
Manuscript Dos and Don’ts: Lightning Round
The Picture Book: Why they’re so hard to write, and steps to your best book
Misc. & Resources
Industry News: Key Sites and Newsletters to Follow
8 Ways You Can Support Authors
10 Ways Being an Editor Is Like Being a Doctor
Reblog: What an Aspiring Author Needs to Know about Editing, Marketing, and Publishing
You Know You’re an Editor When…
I Want to Be an Editor. Where Do I Start?
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