A question about book publishing and vanity presses?
I want to apply for an editorial assistant position at a vanity press. If I were to get the job, would other publishers look down on that experience (if I then went on to apply for another job) as some people think it isn't "real" publishing? Thank you
Asked By: myayro - 7/12/2009
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Reading manuscript for vanity press won't impress anybody. The administration part of the book publishing business is pretty basic in any publishing company, but most everything else is unique to legitimate publishing companies. Publishers sell authors, Vanity press sell books to authors. Anyone can be an author and... More
Answered By: Bill - 7/12/2009
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It's a beginning. Use it for experience and let the "good job" people know this is why you worked. If, at vanity press, you find yourself compromised..quit. Winnie
Answered By: winnie - 7/12/2009
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