Book Commissioning and Acquisition
Since its first publication, this essential guide to book commissioning has established itself as the one and only 'must-read' for any successful editor, and the core training text used both within publishing houses and on publishing courses worldwide.
In this new edition, Davies concentrates on the essential skills of commissioning, as well as other editorial challenges such as handling new lists following mergers and takeovers, and the demands of digital technology. New case-studies have been added which illustrate the commercial and practical problems that editors must address in today's complex and demanding marketplace.
This book remains the one text that editors must have by their side throughout their careers.
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Review: Book Commissioning and AcquisitionUser Review - Drucilla - Goodreads
On the plus side, this book explains everything you'd want to know about being an editor and acquiring books. It uses clear and consise language along with examples to make sure the reader understands ... Read full review
Review: Book Commissioning and AcquisitionUser Review - Marte Patel - Goodreads
Thorough, useful, relevant and inspiring. A very good book on best practice within commissioning and list management. Recommended. Read full review