Eleanor Collins strikes you as someone who knows exactly what she is talking about. When she tells us that we’ll make more money selling tinned tomatoes than publishing books, we believe her. So why is the Senior Commissioning Editor of Floris Books, an independent, niche Scottish publisher?
Well, because she – like many of the other publishing professionals we have had the privilege to meet on our MSc programme – is passionate about publishing. Having made the final decision to pursue a career in publishing and leaving behind opportunities that definitely would have made her richer than a tinned-tomatoes manufacturer, Eleanor has not looked back. Her obvious high standards and attention to detail are qualities that all aspiring editors should take note of.
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