Inside the Australian and New Zealand book industry

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Editing requires time and skill—regardless of market pressures

‘Despite the high volume of books being produced, and the increasing pressures to produce them as quickly and cheaply as possible—and of course to sell as many as possible—editing itself remains a profession and practice that calls for great skill and care.’Elena Gomez on the slow but important work of editing, its tension with the profit-driven publishing industry, and how working conditions can improve in the future.


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