On Publishing

On Publishing is a podcast about books and publishing. Each episode features an interview with a publishing professional, including book editors and publishers, marketers and publicists, book designers and sales executives, as well as writers and authors from all categories and genres of publishing. In each interview we'll seek to draw out relevant stories and experiences from our guests, and discover some of the key lessons or truths they've discovered. We seek to provide this inside look at the industry for aspiring writers, book lovers, and anyone seeking a career in book publishing.

12. On Publishing Q&A with Alex Field & Ingrid Beck – “Why Do I Need an Author Platform?”

In the last episode of On Publishing in season one, we talk about things we’re seeing happening in the publishing industry in the time of coronavirus, and we answer some listener questions, including: “Why do I need a literary agent?” “How can I successfully pitch to a literary agent or editor at a writer’s conference?” “What is the difference between traditional and indie publishers?” and “How would I go about hiring an illustrator for my children’s book?” If you enjoyed this episode please leave a review and subscribe to On Publishing so you can keep up with future seasons and weekly episodes. If you have any questions about writing or publishing industry or process that you’d like us discuss on a future episode, or other people we should interview, pleasesend us an e-mail at info@thebinderyagency.com. Include the word “Podcast” in the subject line of your message. This episode was hosted by Alex Field and Ingrid Beck, and the music is by Not The King. Produced by The Bindery Agency, www.TheBinderyAgency.com.

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