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Full-Time Marketer, Part-Time Student: An Interview with Alaina Waagner

Sometimes, I think we all miss school a little bit. Maybe it’s having the opportunity to research something that interests you, or just having a group setting to discuss something in an academic way. Alaina Waagner actually took herself back to school after a few years off to get a masters in business all while working full time at Penguin Random House. She took the time out of her very busy schedule to tell Trendsetter what it’s really like to have a full time job and school at the same […]

The Beginner’s Guide to Publishers Beyond the Big 5: Adult Fiction Publishers You Might Not Know

Often in publishing, those who are new to the industry are only familiar with the Big 5 publishing houses. It’s important to get to know the medium- and smaller-sized houses as well, especially if you’re looking for your first job in the industry. The Beginner’s Guide to Publishers Beyond the Big 5 is a list of a few adult fiction publishers that might be less familiar to you. The publisher/owner is either the parent company or parent publishing house. The imprints listed are only the fiction imprints within that parent company.  The […]

5 Top Publishing News Stories of the Week: 4/8 – 4/12

Every week we recommend 5 links to publishing news that the young professional should read to feel more connected to what’s going on in the industry. There are only 5, so even if you weren’t able to read a thing all week, these should help keep you in the know.  **** Publisher Peter Campbell-Copp  of Historical Pages, received 6 months in jail for book fraud having plead guilty to 16 felonies and 4 misdemeanors. 0.O William Morrow, publisher of the late, award-winning writer and cultural icon Ray Bradbury, announces the release of 16 of Bradbury’s classic […]

Putting LinkedIn to Work: Book-Job Boot Camp, Week 3, Day 2

Two weeks ago you read that part of preparing to apply for a job is getting set up on Linkedin in a presentable fashion. And because your trusty sidekick is Trendsetter, you made a super-great LinkedIn profile. Now that you’re sending finely-crafted cover letters and resumes out into the world, here are some ways to let Linkedin cover the outfield for you. (First and last baseball simile you’re ever likely to read on this website). First, a fun fact: The range of experience and interest represented on this blog is […]