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Beth Bruno

BETH BRUNO Beth Bruno, Ed.M., M.A., began her literary career 20 years ago as a features writer and editor. Her weekly op-ed column, "Stand Up and Be Counted," became an instant hit when she invited readers to share their opinions about hot topics of the day and included them in her columns. In 2001 she …

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Update on Epublishing

By Beth Bruno, book editor Book Editing Associates Editing-Writing.com It happened to me for the first time about three years ago. One of the authors whose manuscript I edited sent me an ebullient email message that her book had been published. I congratulated her and asked for an autographed copy. “Sorry,” she wrote back, “but …

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Who Says Editors Aren’t Biased

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By Beth Bruno Who says editors aren’t biased? Certainly no honest editor worth their salt (See, there goes this editor’s prejudice already, choosing the plural “their” over the traditional “he”) would claim to edit with linguistic purity with regard to English grammar, usage, and syntax. For one thing, history alone has accounted for significant change …

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Perspectives from Literary Agent, Sheree Bykofsky, in business for over 20 years in New York publishing.

by Beth Bruno Sheree Bykofsky is the founder and President of Sheree Bykofsky Associates, Inc. As a literary agent since 1991, Sheree describes herself as a generalist with eclectic and sometimes eccentric tastes. She represents all areas of non-fiction and commercial and literary fiction. Recently, as a writer and book editor herself, Beth Bruno asked …

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Rita Rosenkranz, Literary Agent par excellence

By Beth Bruno, freelance book editor Rita Rosenkranz, literary agent in New York City, represents almost exclusively adult non-fiction titles, including health, history, parenting, music, how-to, popular science, business, biography, memoir, popular reference, cooking, spirituality, sports and general interest titles. Rita works with major publishing houses, as well as regional publishers that handle niche markets. …

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