Career Questions tagged Books

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Vivian Urata | Senior UX Designer at LinkedIn Hi Brenna,This is a tough question. Looking back, each book that ...

I'm looking to open a bookshop- how might I go about doing that?

Focus would mainly be on YA/NA books (both fiction and nonfiction). #books #bookshop #small-business...

#entrepreneur

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Active Aug 10 '18 at 11:31 AM

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Posted by Kathryn T.’s Avatar Kathryn T.
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Ken Simmons | Assist with Recognizing and Developing Potential Congratulations on being interested in becoming a bookshop owner. It takes ...

I self published a book. What's next?

I've sold a decent number of copies of my novel, When the Clouds Break, but I don't know how to expand my audience without spending tons of money. Any advice would be appreciated. #books #writing #advertisement...

#publication

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Active Jun 08 '18 at 12:40 AM

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Posted by Beverley S.’s Avatar Beverley S.
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Ken Simmons | Assist with Recognizing and Developing Potential Many people have found that they can get very good help ...

How do you get a publisher to look at your book?

I would love to become a published author (think fiction novels), but I do not know what is the right way to get a company to look at my work without hiring an agent. Is the key in your cover letter? If so, how do you write one? Thanks! #writer #books #english-literature...

#writing

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Active Jan 24 at 01:31 AM

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Rebecca Greer | Young Adult Librarian To pitch a book you must write a query. It's a ...

What is the best/most affordable way to pay for college text books?

Is it worth the risk to buy a cheaper, but more outdated version of a book or do I take the safe route and spend the extra money for the requested book?...

#books

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Active Apr 08 '18 at 11:39 PM

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Gillian Cudal I find that it is best to look on Amazon. Often ...

What are the best resources for someone interested in book preservation?

I want to work in book preservation and I'm just not sure what resources are available. #books #preservation #conservation #library...

#special-collections

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Active Apr 02 '18 at 05:47 PM

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Gregory Schuler | Librarian and instructor Elaysha -- the best resources for someone interested in book preservation ...

Which are the best books for practising JEE Advanced 2018 mathematics?

#books for preparation...

#mathematics

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Active Mar 13 '18 at 10:43 PM

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Tips for surviving bad classes and/or horrible teachers?

I'm open to answers from both fellow students and former students for this question! I'm currently taking a literature class, and I absolutely love it, but that's in regards to all the novels on our reading syllabus being outstanding reads and my own innate passion for literature. When it comes...

#essay #bad-classes #books #help #english-literature #writing #bad-teachers #surviving-high-school #tips #reading #advice #high-school-classes #literature #novels #survival #student #class #novel #academic-english #essays #classes #student-advice #english #book

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Active Feb 13 '18 at 04:02 PM

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Posted by Catherine T.’s Avatar Catherine T.
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Rachel Chace | AmeriCorps Urban Education Fellow, TutorCorps Speaking from the perspective of a middle school lit teacher, I ...

Can you be both a copy editor and a content editor?

Rather than being one or the other, I'm wondering if you can be both. I'm aware that each type of editor has a different skill set; however, I love the idea of doing both types of editing and I wouldn't want to limit myself to one type. Plus, wouldn't the flexibility of being able to do either...

#copy-editing #novel #writing-and-editing #publishing #novels #copy-editor #content-editing #writing #book #books #content-editor #editing #editor

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Active Aug 12 '18 at 04:48 AM

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Posted by Catherine T.’s Avatar Catherine T.
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William Grabowski | Writing and Editing Professional Hi, Catherine. Yes, you can pursue both—sweetening your value to potential ...

What is a day in the life of an editor like?

My dream career is to be a fiction author, but I know it's not really a financially-stable career, so I've been thinking of being an editor because I really, really love editing writing. I think I have an eye for it since I've always been the one that my peers come to for proofreading and...

#writing-and-editing #publishing #novels #author #writer #writing #creative-writing #writers #books #editor #editing

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Active Feb 12 '18 at 08:46 PM

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Susan E. Oser | Contributing Writer at Vape Magazine In my case, I don't really have a set schedule. I'm ...

Can you get an internship at a publishing company?

I'm not in college yet, so it might be a little early for me to be asking, but I'd really like to be a copy editor for books and I was wondering if I could get an internship at a publishing company in the future, to scope out the environment and get more experience with the job. Will I have...

#copy-editing #creative-writing #writing-and-editing #publishing #novels #internship #writing #novel-writing #interns #books #editor #editing #internships #publishing-company

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Active Feb 11 '18 at 01:40 AM

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Posted by Catherine T.’s Avatar Catherine T.
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Stefania Revelli | Editor/Marketing Professional/Career Coach Hi Catherine, you've chosen a wonderful career path! Doing internships will ...

How do I get into publishing?

I'm aware that it requires some level of internships but I'm not aware of the amount. Where should I intern? When? How do I acquire an internship? #publishing #interships #english #magazines...

#books

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Active Mar 03 '18 at 07:08 PM

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Posted by Jasmine B.’s Avatar Jasmine B.
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Rachel Chace | AmeriCorps Urban Education Fellow, TutorCorps I did some research for you and here is what I ...

It there any websites/books that can help me in Economics 2?

I want to get a head start in before I start my next semester. #economics #books #college...

#career

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Active Dec 20 '17 at 01:49 PM

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磊 吴 | 戴尔 - 销售经理 At the Massachusetts institute of technology introduction to microeconomics https://ocw.mit.edu/courses/economics/14-01sc-principles-of-microeconomics-fall-2011/unit-1-supply-and-demand/introduction-to-microeconomics/

How does one become a book editor?

I love to read, and I have always thought it would be interesting to be a book editor. What sort of background would one need to become one? How does one become an editor for things like scientific journals? Thank you! #editor #college...

#books

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Active Dec 16 '17 at 05:40 AM

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Posted by Ashley H.’s Avatar Ashley H.
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William Grabowski | Writing and Editing Professional Hello, Ashley. Your opening sentence already carries part of the answer—you ...

What is the 1 book you would suggest everyone reads in their lifetime?

I'm making it a personal goal to read for 30 minutes daily again, and am looking for some quality material. Anything related to science, technology, or woman's history are very interesting to me. #college #engineering #science #technology #tech #women-in-tech #reading #women-in-engineering...

#books

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Active Dec 03 '17 at 11:07 PM

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Posted by Maria T.’s Avatar Maria T.
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Daniela Silva | Educational Writer- New Heights Educational Group Hi Maria, You can read: Emotional Intelligence, by Daniel Goleman "Everyone ...

What does being a book editor entail?

I know I want to be incorporated in the book industry. First I thought about being a writer but now I've moved towards editing. Being able to help the books that move so many people and change peoples lives, come to fruition would be amazing. I would want to focus on fiction novels. What I...

#career-opportunity-and-preparation #books #editor

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Active Nov 24 '17 at 02:27 PM

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Posted by Madison B.’s Avatar Madison B.
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Christopher R. Broom | Storyteller, writer, social media analyst, editor. Seeking New ... Good morning Madison, First off, allow me to apologize for not ...

Is there any suggestions if I hope to become a writer?

What can I do to improve my writing skill? I understand that I would need to read and write more but is there any other methods which would help me to become a better writer? #writer #writing #author #english #english-literature #books #personal-development...

#career-details

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Active Sep 02 '17 at 01:36 PM

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George David Maynard | Founder & Executive Producer at Termite Cat Productions, ... TRAVEL AND LEARN YOUR TRADE - MEETING PEOPLES OF DIFFERENT TWISTS ...

After writing your first book what are the next steps in getting it published?

Thinking about writing a book? #writing #english...

#books

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:57 PM

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Daniela Silva | Educational Writer- New Heights Educational Group Hi! Self-publish eBooks and paperbacks for free with Kindle Direct Publishing, ...

How does one get their book published?

I want to be a writer, so naturally I want a novel published some day. However, I have no idea how to even start looking into publishing. #writing #books...

#novels

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Vernon Turner’s Avatar Susan E. Oser’s Avatar Bill Taub’s Avatar
Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:55 PM

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Vernon Turner | Independent Writing and Editing Professional First: Write the book. Next: Buy the most recent version of ...

How can I become a writer with out being afraid?

I am currently a sophomore in high school and I wanna publish a manuscript but I am afraid of what will happen Can you guys give me any advice? #writing #author...

#books

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:55 PM

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Posted by Maria D.’s Avatar Maria D.
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Robert T Baumer | Artist and Graphic/comic book artist/musician You should get "The elements of Style" by William Strunk Jr ...

Action drives us to push our limits and to grow. What are a couple things that I can take action on today to challenge myself and grow?

More of a philosophy question :) There are so many quotes about this concept "action": “Never complain, never explain, just let your actions speak for themselves.” – Benjamin Disraeli “The Superior man is modest in speech but exceeds in his actions.” – Confucius “There are no statues...

#philosophy #business #books #leadership #growth #personal-development

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Active Dec 26 '18 at 07:51 PM

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Posted by Matthew W.’s Avatar Matthew W.
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Bethany Obert | Product Specialist Hi Matthew, I really like this question. Challenges and adversity can ...

Whats the best way to study?

I like studying a lot, Text books, e-books, but I am not always able to get the right position to study. Sometimes through listening to music, but the problem is I don't always remember what I study when I don't remember the music I was listening to. #teaching #teacher #education #music #school...

#studying #books #student #library

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:38 PM

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JD Williamson | LE Lieutenant- Retired Hello, The best way to study is to find what works ...

As an aspiring leader and entrepreneur, what are three books I must read?

I am 19 years old at university. This summer I've immersed myself in a variety of texts ranging from philosophy to leadership advice. I still am, however, looking for that one book to spark a certain inspiration. If you have any book recommendations, I would love to hear it....

#philosophy #entrepreneurship #books #leadership #recommendation #reading

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Active Aug 15 '18 at 10:54 PM

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Posted by Matthew W.’s Avatar Matthew W.
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Sonya Sitara | Technical Support Manager at Dell At times we don't have all the time to learn from ...

What’s the latest and greatest book you’ve read related to mental health, psychology or psychotherapy?

I am always looking for more educational material to read and learn from. These topics in particular are what I am interested in going into as far as careers go. #psychology #career-advice #mental-health #psychotherapy...

#books

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:30 PM

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Posted by Megan J.’s Avatar Megan J.
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Dr. Ray Finn | Mental Health Care Professional Dear Megan, The following are books I read in the last ...

How difficult is it to find a job in publishing that allows you to afford the cost of living in New York?

I have always wanted to be an editor, however my concern now is in being capable of comfortably supporting myself. This newfound concern has led me to question whether my choice path will be realistic enough to pursue. #writing #editing #books #publishing #magazines #new-york...

#newspapers

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:25 PM

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Posted by Emily K.’s Avatar Emily K.
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Stefania Revelli | Editor/Marketing Professional/Career Coach Hi Emily, Your question is a very valid one and probably ...

Do authors have contracts with publishers or is it for every book?

What would contracts include? #writing #author #books...

#publishing

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Vernon Turner’s Avatar Susan E. Oser’s Avatar
Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:24 PM

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Posted by viviana W.’s Avatar viviana W.
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Vernon Turner | Independent Writing and Editing Professional It depends. If it's your first book, it will be a ...

i have more ability to teacher its true

because i like my teacher #teach #books...

#ticket-sales

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:16 PM

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Posted by Divya J.’s Avatar Divya J.
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Jaouad Hilal | Bid Manager at Dell Hi I work as a part-time teacher in a high school ...

What are the qualifications to become an educator?

When I graduate from College, I would like to become an elementary or middle school teacher. #science #educator #math #communications #communication #books...

#middle-school

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:13 PM

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Posted by corey W.’s Avatar corey W.
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Vernon Turner | Independent Writing and Editing Professional First, decide that you love children and will give them the ...

Is it harder to get a book published depending on what type of book you want to publish.

Hello I am a 6th grader and I am interested in a writing career. If I were to want to publish a children book would that be easier to publish than a book meant for older audiences? #writing #books...

#publish

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:10 PM

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Posted by Santiago Z.’s Avatar Santiago Z.
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Susan E. Oser | Contributing Writer at Vape Magazine I personally think it doesn't matter what kind of book you ...

How do I understand Revelation better?

I am a high school senior and I have read lots of books on the Bible and Bible commentaries, but I still don't understand it. #books #biblical-history #reading-bible #theology...

#seminary

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:06 PM

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Posted by Zech L.’s Avatar Zech L.
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Gary Stephen Petito | Career Guru Hi, Although this is not necessarily career related, I wanted to ...

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