Imagine a space where you’re surrounded by books all day. If you have good communications skills, the publishing industry is just the right place for you.
Book publishers are responsible for overseeing the selection, production, marketing and distribution processes involved with new works of writing.
The Publishing Industry is one of the oldest and most widespread industries in the world. Traditionally, it included all forms of print media, such as newspapers, magazines, books, journals, directories etc.
A publisher is a bridge between author and reader that helps make content readable. This function has grown all the more important in the Web era, where readers can be lost in a sea of content without the publisher's guiding hand.
What happens to a manuscript after it leaves an editor's desk? This video explores the next critical steps in the pre-publishing process, from copyediting the text to designing and coding each interior page so the book renders beautifully in print...
There is so much going on in the digital space, so what skills do aspiring 21st century publishers need? Get inspiration with these top tips from our recent live Q&A about career options in book publishing.