The latest episode of MuggleNet Academia is now released for your listening and academic pleasure. Lesson 8: 'Editing the Harry Potter books with Cheryl Klein' takes a deeper look into the publishing world with emphasis on what it was really like to edit the raw manuscript from author J.K. Rowling and ultimately watch the mass release of the final book in 2007.
Join the Host of the show, Keith Hawk, and Co-Host John Granger, The Hogwarts Professor and author of The Deathly Hallows Lectures, as we are joined by Cheryl Klein, the US continuity editor for Scholastic and Arthur Levine Imprint, and guest student Kimmy Saylor, who recently graduated from Millersville University and currently works for Random House publishing.
- How did Cheryl Klein get the job as continuity editor for the Harry Potter book series.
- Cheryl's awkward interview with Arthur Levine.
- What does it take to be an editor in today's world.
- What happens when fans write in about a possible mistake in the Harry Potter books.
- And much more!
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Posted by Keith
08-22-2012 at 3:40 PM