|Posted by Gordon on May 4, 2011 at 6:27 PM||comments (1)|
Babora Books will be at LepreCon 37 in Tempe AZ, May 6-8 at the Tempe Mission Palms Resort. We'll have books, shirts and giveaways at our dealers' table. So if you're in Phoenix this weekend, come on over and see us!
Publisher Gordon Williams will be taking part in four panels:
|Posted by Gordon on November 30, 2010 at 4:18 PM||comments (1)|
Wordmonger would be better.
Wordsmiths labour away to create quality. Me? I should be hawking words on the street with all the other purveyors of tawdry merchandise.
As I enter the square, shrill cries from the wordmongers break in on my reverie.
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|Posted by Gordon on November 26, 2010 at 4:39 PM||comments (0)|
Today I’ve resolved to clean out my office junk drawer. So I’m sorting everything into piles, mentally labelled: Keep, Toss, and What the Heck is That?
Call it kipple.
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|Posted by Gordon on November 22, 2010 at 4:03 PM||comments (0)|
I've always been told spell checkers are wonderful tools but they don't substitute for proof reading.
Here are some examples of how spell checking can send a story in new directions: (every one of these really has come across my desk)
|Posted by Gordon on October 22, 2010 at 3:00 PM||comments (0)|
Babora Books is at Necronomicon 2010 featuring the work of CA Dawson.
|Posted by Gordon on October 2, 2010 at 12:49 PM||comments (0)|
My Life as an SF Book Editor
Gordon Williams, Babora Books
I get asked a lot about what I do as an editor to get a manuscript ready for print. Mostly from authors wondering where the heck their book has got to.
Editing is a key part of the publishing process, regardless of the platform. When a manuscript is nearly ready but sti...Read Full Post »