Tag Archives: Wikis

Plain language and the historical rain shadow

“I have a theory about the Internet,” said John Maxwell. “Oh?” I took a sip of my coffee and sat back. “Go on…” “See, everything before, say, 1970 is old enough to be interesting history, so people have posted that … Continue reading

PubPro 2013 recap

Managing editors and publication production managers from across BC gathered at SFU Harbour Centre on Saturday for the first ever PubPro unconference. We had representatives from educational publishers, trade book publishers, self-publishers, magazine publishers, journal publishers, technical publishers, course developers, … Continue reading

Elemental editorial checklists

Waaay the hell back, I posted this tribute to the dependable, indispensable checklist, and I promised to return with more posts about creating effective editorial checklists. A bunch of events and conferences and book reviews took priority, and the checklist … Continue reading

Oh wiki, you’re so fine; you’re so fine you blow my mind

In my consulting work, one question I always ask my clients is, “Do you have a central repository for your editorial information?” If not, I say, get one. (And by posting this, I’m pretty much giving away the farm here.) … Continue reading