This title examines the positions of magazine editor, travel writer, book publisher, and agent. The duties and responsibilities of the professional in each of these occupations are examined. Through profiles of Lisa Patterson, Michael Franklin, Michelle Bisson, and Andrea Brown, readers will get the sense of the publishing professional's life. Readers will learn about daily life in publishing, average salaries, and educational requirements and steps to securing one of these positions. Readers will learn what characteristics and interests make for a successful career in publishing, and a short self-evaluation analyses the prospective professional's potential for success in the field. Also included are evaluations of each profession's potential market, and how to find work. Inside the Industry is a series in Essential Library, an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.
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