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Friday, March 19 • 5:00pm - 6:00pm
What Do Book Editors Do? With Greg Cox

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Greg Cox, a long-time editor for Tor Books, a major science fiction publisher, talks all the things that go into editing books, which involves much more than fixing typos with a red pencil. How does an editor choose what books to acquire, how do they help an author get their book into the best possible shape—and when do they know to back off? What role does the editor play in marketing the book? What’s the difference between an editor and a copyeditor anyway? And why don’t we use red pencils anyway?

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Greg Cox

Greg Cox is the New York Times bestselling author of numerous novels and short stories, including the official movie novelizations of War for the Planet of the Apes, Godzilla, Man of Steel, The Dark Knight Rises, Ghost Rider, Daredevil, Death Defying Acts, and the first three Underworld... Read More →

Friday March 19, 2021 5:00pm - 6:00pm EDT
Lancaster Room

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