Posts Tagged ‘copy-editor’

Why the world needs editors

June 6, 2011

“This is a bad time to be performing a role that is both invisible and unquantifiable.”

A brilliant article by Mandy Brett on why the world needs editors, even if it doesn’t need books.

Thanks to graphic designer W.H. Chong (aka Culture Mulcher) for posting this.

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ebooks: putting the typo into typography

April 25, 2011

Paul Luna reviews Amazon’s UK Kindle advertisement (from The Guardian) and laments the careless typography of some ebook publishers. By linking to the original printed pages he also highlights the valuable work of the typographer, not to mention the copy-editor, proof reader and commissioning editor.