Merchants of Culture: The Publishing Business in the Twenty-First Century
The Imperfectionists
APE: Author, Publisher, Entrepreneur. How to Publish a Book
Book Business: Publishing Past, Present and Future
The Truth (Discworld, #25; Industrial Revolution, #2)
Publishing for Profit: Successful Bottom-Line Management for Book Publishers
The Chicago Manual of Style
The Copyeditor's Handbook: A Guide for Book Publishing and Corporate Communications, with Exercises and Answer Keys
The Business of Books: How International Conglomerates Took Over Publishing and Changed the Way We Read
Editors on Editing: What Writers Need to Know About What Editors Do
The Essential Guide to Getting Your Book Published: How to Write It, Sell It, and Market It . . . Successfully
The Silkworm (Cormoran Strike, #2)
Write. Publish. Repeat. (The No-Luck-Required Guide to Self-Publishing Success)
The Elements of Style
Building Your Book for Kindle

Stephen King
As a young man just beginning to publish some short fiction in the t&a magazines, I was fairly optimistic about my chances of getting published; I knew that I had some game, as the basketball players say these days, and I also felt that time was on my side; sooner or later the best-selling writers of the sixties and seventies would either die or go senile, making room for newcomers like me.
Stephen King, On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft

Salman Rushdie
When a book leaves its author's desk it changes. Even before anyone has read it, before eyes other than its creator's have looked upon a single phrase, it is irretrievably altered. It has become a book that can be read, that no longer belongs to its maker. It has acquired, in a sense, free will. It will make its journey through the world and there is no longer anything the author can do about it. Even he, as he looks at its sentences, reads them differently now that they can be read by others. T ...more
Salman Rushdie, Joseph Anton: A Memoir

More quotes...
Fresh Off The Press Are you a first-time author careening down the road that leads to publishing your first book? Ar…more

6 members, last active 6 months ago

Are Literary Agents still necessary, or has their function become defunct? With the ability of a…more

3 members, last active 2 years ago

SNOOZE Welcome to SNOOZE, a Goodreads group for readers, would-be readers and fans of Sol Luckman’s awa…more

110 members, last active 21 days ago

whitefox whitefox is the largest and best curated network of publishing skills and specialisms in the wor…more

3 members, last active one year ago

The New Noir
1 chapters — updated Mar 29, 2010 04:33PM — 0 people liked it
Dear Publishing House
1 chapters — updated Feb 09, 2010 09:32AM — 0 people liked it