Tags » Publishing Terms

Publishing Terms Tuesday

Last month I shared an article from Writer’s Digest on our social media regarding publishing terms (see article, it’s a good read!)and wanted to expand upon it and provide a few more terms to know so tune in each month on the first Tuesday for a new term! 442 more words

Glossary of Publishing Terms and Definitions

By Cecilia Lewis

Recently, I’ve noticed that much of the discussion surrounding publishing, including here on my own blog, uses a variety of abbreviations and terms that may be confusing for writers who are just starting to learn the industry. 2,090 more words


Literary Terms Defined: The Uncommon and Common

by Chuck Sambuchino

Working for Writer’s Digest Books, I come across a lot of literary terms — both the common and uncommon.

Because it’s healthy for writers of all levels to be familiar with terms they may come across in articles, conversations and contracts, here are some literary terms defined for your enjoyment. 1,174 more words

Writers In The Storm

lynettedavis reblogged this on Memoir Notes.

Ask the Angels - What's the Best Love Story of All Time, Emma?

Well, it’s that time of year again. The week of love is here (otherwise known as the week of chocolate and things shaped like hearts culminating in a lot of heart-shaped chocolates). 252 more words


39 Acronyms Serious Writers Need to Know

So, you want to be a writer?

Maybe you even have a novel or two that you want to publish.  Even better!

By now, you have probably noticed that there are… 434 more words


Getting Into Publishing - Emma Winter Rights Assistant

‘Don’t worry, you’ll get there soon enough’ and ‘If it’s worth getting, it’s worth waiting for’ were among the many platitudes that kept me going  whilst trying to get a job in publishing. 1,062 more words

Meet The DA Team

Cheers! Knowing Your Pub(lishing) Terms - Part II

Here’s to a second round of handy pub terms! Please write responsibly…

Query Letter – This is a letter writers send to publishers or literary agents in efforts to have their work published. 293 more words