Editorial Staff

Editorial Staff

Don D’Auria, Editor Dorchester Publishing Co., Inc.

My first actual job in publishing was as a sales rep for Farrar, Straus and Giroux, a small literary publisher, in those days still independently owned. They had a wonderful list and I believe they still have more Nobel laureates than any other house, but it was frustrating for me, because I wanted to be in editorial, not sales. So after a few years, I made the jump over to editorial at Cloverdale Press, where I really learned to edit in a lot of different genres. in a sense, that was my start as an editor.

The Ink-Stained Wretch

A monthly column of wit, insight, irreverance and inspiration by a published author and veteran of the publishing trenches. The Ink-Stained Wretch Don Whittington August 1, 1998 So it has come to this. I have to write a monthly column about the writing life. This...

Knowing the International Marketplace

"A single cultural or political error in your query letter, article, or images can get you a quick 'no thanks' from an editor. . ." Knowing the International Marketplace By Michael Sedge The first step towards successful international sales...

Five Tips on How Not to Get Rejected

"Keep on learning. Don't rest on your laurels after your manuscript is revised and edited. Learn from your experience and try not to make the same mistakes next time." FIVE TIPS ON HOW NOT TO GET REJECTED (OR "HOW TO AVOID THE MOST COMMOM MISTAKES...