Growing up around this library program and watching it flourish over the years inspired me to take a deeper look at young adult programs in libraries for my thesis. How have they developed over the years? What makes them “successful,” and what defines success? How are librarians identifying and then meeting their communities’ needs?
Everyone has been there, the end of the term is fast approaching and all of those papers and final projects you had noted on the syllabus as being months away are fast becoming a reality. All of those problems that future self was going to deal with are quickly becoming yours.
If that’s the case, why does nonfiction allow something as unreliable as memories? The idea is that the writer is truly recounting the memory, not whether or not it actually occurred. The experience is born out of the memory of the event. A memoir is a recounting of memory. It has to be a truthful recounting of only what’s remembered and what is researched.
Before we publish a title, we must determine if it will actually sell; to do that, we need to compare the title with similar books that are already on the market. That’s where comparative (comp) titles come in.
So very much has happened since we last updated the progress of this project. First, and perhaps most importantly, we last mentioned that the book previously referred to as Mastersounds was in the midst of being renamed for publication. It is our pleasure to announce that our entertaining and informative upcoming book will be titled […]
Hello all, In this break between summer and fall terms, the Mastersounds project is keeping things simple. The team is continuing to help with transcribing interviews for the author’s research. This not only provides more opportunities for the author to conduct research, but also provides the team members with more knowledge about the jazz community. […]