11 Responses to “Hiring time again!”

  1. Annie June 11, 2007 at 11:35 AM #

    I posted this on my own blog to see if there’s any interest among my friends.

  2. kate r June 11, 2007 at 12:16 PM #

    You want proofers or editors because they’re seriously different animals. I know an excellent proofreader but she’s not as good at the big picture. :chicken: Boy, I hope she doesn’t stop by here and figure out I’m talking about her. :chair:

  3. Angie June 11, 2007 at 12:18 PM #

    content editors

  4. Jane June 11, 2007 at 12:42 PM #

    I could write your acc/rejection letters. Dear Author . . .

  5. Angie June 11, 2007 at 12:46 PM #

    *snort* Nearly lost my soda at that one. I’m sure you’d be a very popular submissions editor, Jane 😉

  6. Jane June 11, 2007 at 2:10 PM #

    No, no, no. I don’t want to read the submissions. Just pen the letters.

  7. Jackie June 11, 2007 at 4:19 PM #

    Jane, you made me snort laugh too. I recieved sweetest rejection letter today. Rejection never the less, but she also had nice things to say. I will put the letter into the encouraging file.
    No “Dear Author”, no “Can Not Use Your Work At This Time”, no”go away and never darken our doorways again”.
    :bat:

  8. Angelle Trieste June 11, 2007 at 10:59 PM #

    Pay is currently royalty based.

    What is royalty-based payment? Do authors and editors split the royalty earned on books they wrote / edited?

  9. Amanda Evans June 12, 2007 at 9:32 AM #

    Are you still looking for final line editors as well?

  10. Angie June 12, 2007 at 10:05 AM #

    What is royalty-based payment? Do authors and editors split the royalty earned on books they wrote / edited?

    Hm. I guess it could be considered “splitting” since they’re getting a share of the 100%. But no, authors don’t have to “pay” the editors if that’s what you’re asking. Samhain pays them a percentage of the royalties. The authors make 40% and the editors make a percentage as well.

    Yes, we’re always hiring final line editors, you can apply at the same address, employment@samhainpublishing.com, if you’re interested.

  11. Angelle Trieste June 12, 2007 at 10:23 PM #

    Thanks for clarifying it for me, Angie. 🙂

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