Tag Archive for ‘publishing & editing’
Good literary criticism, after all, does what every good scientific endeavor does: it builds models and checks how well they stack up against the evidence.
“The Indecisive Novelist’s Characters”: Tom Gauld seems determined to draw brilliant cartoons that perfectly illustrate major topics from each of my categories.
Two years late but here it is: my OpenOffice.org thesis template, up for grabs under a Creative Commons license.
The collaborate “Beyond the Still” contest has its second chapter. But not everything about this contest is conducive to collaboration.
What are the circumstances under which true collaborative writing either improves or diminishes the quality of the finished product?
Could collaborative storytelling create works of great art? Before we can answer that, we have to dismantle some cherished notions about author-creators.
On whether collaborative storytelling is a viable technique, opinions greatly differ. In a series of blogposts, I will analyze examples and sketch some ideas.
Interesting read: Gerald M. Weinberg on what to do if your agent refuses to sell your book.
After that awful, controversial German Spelling Reform, some of your readers will continuously be aware of your spelling, no matter which rules you choose.
Seven reasons why I let a good publishing opportunity slip and keep being glad about it.
To consistently differentiate between pauses (ellipses) & interruptions (em dashes) is not only good orthographic behavior, but also increases narrative options.
Don’t dread the synopsis and, if need be, how to select an excerpt. Instead, you should love it! Or, if you can’t do that, ask and pay a copy writer.
In times when more and more publishers don’t focus on professional editing anymore when it comes to publishing a book, it’s you who should be alarmed.