How to negotiate creative control

It's an author's nightmare — a book that gets changed, and not for the better, before getting published. Matt Knight explains how authors can protect themselves: "While cooperation and mutual consent should be the goal standard (because competent editors will improve a manuscript), at the very least, you should demand to be consulted about all changes in the manuscript, whether for style or substance, and that the content not be inherently changed without your consent."

Dec. 9, 2016

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