List management involves ordering new print runs, putting titles out of print, etc.
As a commissioning editor, Tony Mason has to keep track of all his titles and regularly give reports. What a typical report covers:
We looked at sales analysis, backlist and frontlist sales; and then had to choose what our own decisions would be in this reprint report.
Here are our decisions vs Tony’s:
You can tell he has a lot of experience and we still have a lot to learn.