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November 28, 2017
How to Speak Publishing (Part III)
Let’s face it—sometimes editors, agents, and authors sound like they’re speaking a foreign language. There’s so...
August 14, 2017
Tours 'R' Us: The 411 on Literary Road Trips, from a Publicist's POV
Regularly heard ‘round Publicity Row—that corner of the Flatiron Building populated by suitcase-towing, caffeine-powered elves—is the exclamation, “I...
June 9, 2017
The Dos and Don’ts of BEA: How to Survive the Playoffs of Publishing
Not for the faint of heart, BookExpo (formerly BEA) is a gratifying yet grueling week in the industry, where exhibitors...
January 3, 2017
How to Speak Publishing (Part II)
One of most intimidating parts of the publishing process is trying to figure out what the heck everyone is talking...
December 27, 2016
How to Speak Publishing (Part I)
By the end of this post, you’ll be on your way to speaking publishing fluently.
March 29, 2016
Weird Things You Do at the Bookstore If You Work in Publishing
Since I started working in publishing, the way I interact with books has changed. Before, when I went to a...
February 22, 2016
Ask an Editor: What are the parts of a book, and how are they laid out?
Have you ever flipped through a book and wondered why there are blanks in the back? Or why some books...
February 10, 2016
Swoon Reads Behind the Scenes: Sales
In order for our books to reach readers, stores have to agree to sell them in the first place. That...
March 25, 2015
Pulling Back the Curtains: Launching Books for Spring 2016
OK Swoon Readers, it’s about to get technical. Yesterday we started a two-day process where everyone involved in the...