Posts Tagged ‘galleys’

Giveaway: win a free copy of Mistress of the Revolution!

When I posted on galleys, some of you asked why I was not giving away a few copies. The answer was simple: the galleys of Mistress of the Revolution were long gone already. They had all been sent by Dutton, my publisher, to reviewers and other people who could help spread the good word about […]

Demystifying publishing jargon: “galleys”

If anyone had mentioned galleys to me a year ago, I would have thought of ancient ships powered by oarsmen, Ben-Hur style. But one year is a long time. Now I know better. In the publishing world, galleys, or uncorrected proofs, or advance reading copies, or ARCs, are created by the publisher months before the […]