Join us for our book launch on November 30, 2021, at 6 p.m. at the Lucky Labrador on NW Quimby. You can attend in person or stream the book launch via Zoom.
What is a subtitle? You might recognize them as coming after a colon or appearing in smaller text after the main title of a book. You might have also noticed that they are common in nonfiction but hardly ever used in fiction at all. Why is that?
Editing involves exposing harsh truths, making tough decisions, and facilitating collaboration. So how can an editor—especially a new one—make sure that their decisions, suggestions, and occasional wing-clippings are fair? The answer lies in the ability to separate what we want a story to be (which is subjective and infinite) from what the story and author needs.
The November 2021 publication date for FROM KNOWLEDGE TO POWER: THE COMPREHENSIVE HANDBOOK TO CLIMATE SCIENCE AND ADVOCACY is rapidly approaching, and we are busier than ever trying to get everything planned for a successful launch. We’ve made great progress since our spring update, and we are thrilled with the pace we’ve set.
In the book publishing industry, fact-checking should happen before the book is made available to readers. This means that from the early editorial stages, editors should be working on fact-checking, but this isn’t quite an industry standard yet. As time goes on, the need for fact-checking in editing is becoming clearer and clearer. So how do you even begin?
Fire season is getting longer, hotter, harder, and closer to everyone’s doorstep. Those conditions are here to stay in the long term, so it’s more important than ever to become familiar with disasters, how they’re managed, and what we can do about them.