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
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 and details about the on-sale date, the date on which publishers determine a book will go on sale.
Definition of Copyeditor
Definition of Independent Bookstore
Definition of "movie tie-in edition," as it pertains to book publishing
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.
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.
Trade publishing, the business of publishing books for general audiences.