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What I Didn’t Know

What I Didn’t Know | August 6, 2019

When I first started in publishing, I didn’t realize how important it was to not only know your company’s frontlist, but backlist as well. This is vital in subrights, especially in regards to permissions and translation licensing. But even for …

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What I Didn’t Know | May 20, 2019

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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What I Didn’t Know | March 6, 2019

When I first started in publishing, I didn’t know how often different departments collaborate with each other. When I started in Editorial, I thought I would be reading and editing books all day! But between strategizing with marketing, publicity, and …

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