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Entries for February, 2010

The Publishing Process Explained

Image via Wikipedia OK, this one’s a quickie: If you are trying to publish a book, check out O’Reilly Media’s So You Want to Write a Book? O’Reilly publishes all kinds of tech-oriented books, and this is their guide for authors who are submitting manuscripts to them for publication. Although aimed at O’Reilly’s authors, the […]

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Transcription Made Easy (Easier, Anyway)

Image by BrittneyBush via Flickr One of the biggest hassles of traditional journalistic writing is quoting sources. I don’t even knowhow they did it in “the old days”, when reporters just had notebooks  –  shorthand, I suppose) but these  days we’re lucky enough to be able to make digital recordings of our sources. Since I do most […]

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