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The Mentor Corner: Kristine Enderle, Editorial Director, Magination Press

The Mentor Corner: Kristine Enderle, Editorial Director, Magination Press

What was your first job in publishing? I was a development editor at Human Kinetics, a sport science text books publisher in Champaign, Illinois. What was your career path like getting to your current role?Completely convoluted! I actually have a …

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Day in the Life

Name: Hannah Milton (ECC Committee member)House: Little, Brown Books for Young ReadersPosition: Assistant Editor 6:10am: My alarm goes off. This is the ideal time for me to wake up. But instead of getting out of bed, I hit snooze by accident and fall …

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Tips of the Month

Inbox Etiquette: I find it helpful to keep emails in your inbox until you’ve accomplished the task included therein, or responded adequately to any questions directed your way. This way, there’s a visual incentive to promptly completing short-term tasks and communications. …

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What I Didn't Know

When I started my second publishing internship, I didn’t realize how helpful it would be to write down all the general publishing or editorial questions I accrued during the previous week, to bring to my supervising editors during our weekly …

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