12. The Sales by Jack Cheng

See You in the Cosmos is on the shelves of most bookstores in the English-speaking world. But it doesn’t get there automatically. Booksellers have to decide to stock it. And convincing them to stock it is in large part the responsibility of the publisher sales rep.

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7. The Copyediting by Jack Cheng

You’ve met my editors; now meet my copyeditors. This week we hear from Regina Castillo, Copy Chief at Dial Books for Young Readers, and Wendy Shakespeare, Senior Editorial Manager at Penguin Random House Children’s UK.

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Interlude by Jack Cheng

We've come back to where we began our story: roughly eight months out from publication. We pause for a moment before digging into the even more behind-the-scenes—and invisible—aspects of the publishing process.

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