How to Get a Job in Publishing: A Really Practical Guide to Careers in Books and Magazines

How to Get a Job in Publishing: A Really Practical Guide to Careers in Books and Magazines

by Alison Baverstock (Author), SteveCarey (Author), SusannahBowen (Author)

Synopsis

Careers in the media have always been popular, but publishing is particularly competitive, with thousands of graduates trying to get a foot in the door. This targeted, practical guide is ideal for anyone who wants to work in publishing, whether on traditional books and magazines or online publications. It will help readers to get that all-important first job and includes: Working out if publishing really is for you Overviews of different types of publishing Explanations of different roles and departments (editorial, production, sales, marketing and so on) Top tips on how to make it in the industry Advice from leading industry figures

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Format: Paperback
Pages: 288
Publisher: A & C Black Publishers Ltd
Published: 16 Apr 2008

ISBN 10: 0713685034
ISBN 13: 9780713685039
Book Overview: Written by experts Covers all types of publishing International perspective: authors are based in the UK and Australia 'Anyone who genuinely wants a career in the book or magazine business should read this from cover to cover and back again... this is the Wisden of how to get into publishing.' Richard Charkin, Executive Director, Bloomsbury Publishing

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'I reckon that anyone who genuinely wants a career in the book or magazine business should read this from cover to cover and back again... This is the Wisden of how to get into publishing.' Richard Charkin, Executive Director, Bloomsbury Publishing
Author Bio
Alison Baverstock is a former publisher and now author, who writes about writing, publishing and creativity. Her previous books for A&C Black include Is There A Book in You? and Marketing Your Book: An Author's Guide. She is Course Leader of the MA in Publishing at Kingston University and her website is www.alisonbaverstock.com.