BookMachine Unplugged 2020: Talking Editorial
1 April, 2020 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
It’s well known that editors in publishing houses spend a lot of time acquiring new books, but what’s sometimes overlooked is the work they do on each manuscript before it goes into production. During this collaborative process, questions of structure, style, tone and content are addressed, and it’s vital for editors to build trusting relationships with their authors, in order to get the best results.
Drawing on their editing experience, our expert panel will consider what goes on ‘under the bonnet’ of the author/editor relationship. They will reflect on the most common issues that arise and how best to tackle them – and they will share their insights into the magic that takes place when authors and editors bond over a manuscript.
Find out what editors really do and how to build strong author relationships in this behind-the-scenes tour of the world of editing.