Publishers of mass market fiction have struggled with declining sales in recent years, but at Lighthouse Publisher, a top publisher of fiction and other genres, we have adapted over the years and continue to be an important publishing house as we celebrates our 10th anniversary this year.READ MORE
Rebecca RibonCopy Editor
Our expert free lance PhD academics in English from Oxford University will spot any errors in your submissions and bring them to your attention. If you would like your content to be checked for errors or require your ideas to be expressed in a more academic tone, then we have a specialist editor for you. If however, you require a ghost writer ... then you got yourself a 'ghost'! She will give your manuscript a thorough going through and make it legible for consumption.
Victor CraneLiterary Agent
Literary agents are in the business of finding literary talent, like book editors, only earlier in the process. Literary agents find promising authors, sell their books to book editors, and then take a cut of the proceeds. A sense of how to sell and package a writer — along with a sense of what kind of books will sell in the marketplace — is key to success in this career. Our Literary agent has been in the field for 10 years running and has discovered to date many successful writer of note.
Publicists usually work directly with authors and agencies while pitching books and building relationships with reviewers, websites, media outlets, and literary scenes. Publicists may also have to demonstrate exceptional skills in crisis management and damage control if an author or publishing house gets themselves in some hot water with the press or the public. Working in book publishing, a publicist tries to get press attention for the books and authors that Lighthouse publishes.
Jeff CollinsMarketing Manager
Marketers are often good writers themselves as they get to put their writing skills to use in creating press releases, media kits, and catalogues, often writing copy that highlights the great features of an author, a book, or a publishing house campaign. A position in marketing for a publishing house can be a grueling job, as it is a fast paced job and our marketing manager is expected to manage the expectations of editors, authors, and publicists with ease and efficiency.