― Having recently completed a four-week publishing placement, I know how nerve-racking starting an internship can be. My stomach was in knots as I waited in reception on my first day underneath a huge Simon and Schuster sign. ∙ I began assisting in the Editorial department, mostly assisting with fiction. Here I proof-read manuscripts and covers, updated databases, made mood boards for cover meetings and created adverts for the back pages of books. After a book awards, which I blogged about [...].