So you want to work in publishing? Publishing is a hard industry to get into and the first few years involve a lot of work for no pay. Through this book you will gain the information you need to enter the world of books with your eyes wide open.
The vast majority of people who want to go into publishing want to be editors, which is the path with the least pay and most work (at least in the bottom ranks). But do you know what the other jobs in publishing even are? You might be more ideally suited and enjoy working in a completely different department that you’ve never thought of before. This book takes you through all the major career paths in book publishing and explains the advantages and disadvantages of each, so you can match up your personality and skills to find the perfect job for you.
After explaining the different jobs, the book explains about types of publishing houses, and gives you tips for how to get into publishing including: