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Inside book publishing

Author: Giles N Clark; Angus Phillips
Publisher: New York : Routledge, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 4th edView all editions and formats
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From commissioning to marketing, from copyright to the customer, from family businesses to international media corporation, this volume describes the tasks involved, pinpoints the skills required, and predicts likely career paths and ways in.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Giles N Clark; Angus Phillips
ISBN: 9780415441568 0415441560 9780415441575 0415441579 9780203341544 0203341546
OCLC Number: 182573667
Description: xvii, 302 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
Contents: List of expert, focus and skills boxes --
List of tables --
Illustration credits --
Preface to the fourth edition --
Preface to the first, second and third editions --
1. Introduction --
2. A short history of modern trade publishing --
3. The consolidation of non-consumer publishing --
4. The characteristics of the main publishing sectors --
5. Creating and protecting value --
6. The author --
7. Commissioning --
8. The author contract and product development --
9. Design and production --
10. Marketing --
11. Sales and distribution --
12. Rights sales --
13. The sales channels for books in the UK --
14. Getting into publishing --
Glossary --
Bibliography --
Directory of publishing organizations --
Networking opportunities --
Training organizations --
Scholarships and grants --
Recruitment agencies and careers advisers --
University publishing courses --
Index.
Responsibility: Giles Clark and Angus Phillips.
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Addresses issues such as globalization of publishing and the impact of the internet. This edition covers: how the industry has evolved; publishing functions - editorial, design and production,  Read more...

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'the definitive text for all who need to learn about the publishing industry'- Publishing Training Centre 'a crucial title if you are looking to enter the industry'- Suzanne Collier, bookcareers.com Read more...

 
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