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Description

The editor is the person in charge of identifying and deciding on the books or products that will be published in order to have a publisher's catalogue, both new works or parts of a collection. Their job consists of assessing the proposals they receive or proposing new topics and finding the individuals to develop them. At large publishing companies, the editor receives reports written by different readers on the originals received and based on these, decides what books should be published or not. Editors are also the people responsible for ensuring that the writers present their originals on time.

Tasks

  • Read proposals or reports in order to decide when to accept a job.
  • Contact the writers so that they develop specific topics.
  • Negotiate contracts with the authors.
  • Decide which books are to be re-published, which will have more print runs and which will be taken out of print.
  • Ensure that the calendars are observed and everything is turned in on time.
  • Manage the copyrights of the work.

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