Book Publishing Glossary
ARC: Advance Reader's Copy
Definition of ARC, an acronym for "advance reader's copy" of a book.
definition of art program as it relates to book production
Definition of Bargain Books, a specific type of book that's published to sell at low prices.
Definition of Book Proposal
Book Publishing Glossary - Terminology Used in the Book Publishing Industry
A glossary of terms unique to and/or used in book publishing, especially those referred to in the About.com book publishing site articles and blog.
BLAD - Book Layout and Design
Definition of BLAD, a short sample of a book's layout and design, used as a book sales tool
Cooperative Advertising Funds
The definition of cooperative advertising funds, monies from publishers used by booksellers for promotion.
Definition of Copyeditor
Definition of Independent Bookstore
Definition of "movie tie-in edition," as it pertains to book publishing
Definition and details about the on-sale date, the date on which publishers determine a book will go on sale.
Platform (aka Media Platform)
Definition of media platform, as it pertains to author and book publicity.
A remainder is a book that has been sold by the publisher at a deep discount to clear out inventory.
Trade publishing, the business of publishing books for general audiences.