|Posted by Gordon on November 30, 2010 at 4:18 PM||comments (0)|
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.
"I ...Read Full Post »
|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.
Read Full Post »
|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 »