words worth leaving

I was asked to help with editing a book called Lives Worth Living (find out more on Facebook). It is a collection of 15 stories written by extraordinary parents about their much-loved and extraordinary children born with life-limited conditions. Children who have left...

promote your editor!

Interesting discussion on the Author Discovery site about acknowledging editors in published books, with comments from both authors and editors. There are always two sides to an argument, with nuanced layers in between. Nice to have your work acknowledged, but not if...

from the london book fair 2013

Gathered some good quotes from various seminars, thought I might drip feed them onto the site. First, thanks to an Editorial Design seminar from Simply Put: “One should aim not at being possible to understand but at being impossible to misunderstand.”...