Wednesday link: Publishers editing books

I love regularly reading tips and advice articles in certain subjects — particularly writing and publishing. I don’t always need the information right then, but I know that it’ll eventually come in handy. Or at least, I hope it will.

I know there are a lot of other people out there who feel the same way I do, but sometimes it can be difficult to find every useful advice article that’s out there. So I thought I’d bring you a few. Since I took advantage of the holiday and didn’t post last Wednesday, here are the tips and advice articles that jumped out at me the most this week.

1. Do Publishers Still Edit Books?, from Books & Such Literary Management: To be honest, this question had never occurred to me before. But once I saw it, I realized it was a good one, especially in the ever-changing world of publishing. Excerpt: “Often when I talk to authors about a publisher’s editorial process, somebody responds with the “fact” that publishers no longer edit. Others talk about the terrible mistakes they find in published books, and decry the publishing industry’s lack of standards.”

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