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Magazine editors talk to writers

by Judy Mandell

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  • 26 Currently reading

Published by Wiley in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Feature writing,
  • Journalism -- Authorship,
  • Periodical editors -- Interviews

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJudy Mandell.
    SeriesWiley books for writers series
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN4784.F37 M36 1996
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 189 p. ;
    Number of Pages189
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL815145M
    ISBN 100471119911
    LC Control Number95052686

    Behind every great writer is a fabulous editor. Magazines, newspapers, and websites, just to name a few publications, all employ editors to guide and encourage writers. Editors work in all kinds of settings, from busy newsrooms to corporate offices, to ensure that organizations get their messages to the public.   In , Jason Stallman, then The Times’s deputy sports editor, invited a few colleagues to join his new magazine-article discussion group, which he called Pop-up Book Club.

      So I hired Sara Luterman, an autistic writer and journalist, and she wrote a plain-language summary of my anthology, and it’s also free on my website. So if people can’t buy the book, which again is another access barrier, if people feel like the book is dense in terms of language there is a plain-language summary that anybody can access.   In the s, his years of drudgery bore fruit as younger writers, some of them pupils, discovered the books. 'Writers coming through the path of creative writing courses began to find out about.

    Now we have developed a book editing division to offer unpublished and self-published authors access to the publishing industry’s top editors. We’re dedicated to making it simple for an author to get insightful, useful feedback, notes and corrections from the same editors who work on books published by the likes of Knopf, Viking, Simon. David J. Remnick (born Octo ) is an American journalist and writer. He won a Pulitzer Prize in for his book Lenin's Tomb: The Last Days of the Soviet k has been editor of The New Yorker magazine since He was named Editor of the Year by Advertising Age in Before joining The New Yorker, Remnick was a reporter and the .


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