“You ask for the distinction between ‘Editor’ and ‘Publisher’: an editor selects manuscripts; a publisher selects editors.”
-Max Schuster, publisher
“When you publish a book, it’s the world’s book. The world edits it.”
-Philip Roth, author of American Pastoral and Pulitzer Prize Award-Winner.
“Trying to have the middle road has never worked in the magazine publishing business. If you want to start a magazine and survive, find a niche that no one is serving.”
-Samir Husni, aka “Mr. Magazine,” Director of the Magazine Innovation Center at the University of Mississippi, School of Journalism.
“Broadcasters are storytellers, newspapers are fact-gatherers and organizers of information, and news magazines are kind of a hybrid of both.”
-Everette E. Dennis, Research Professor at Rice University
“Read. Just don’t read one type of book. Read different books by various authors so you develop different styles.
~R.L. Stine, author of Goosebumps series