Posts Tagged: authorship

Professionalism in writing: for National Stationery Week (II)

The week beginning 25 April is, in the UK at least, National Stationery Week (#natstatweek). Wednesday is World Stationery Day (#WorldStationeryDay). This post is designed as the second in a mini-series for the occasion. A doctoral researcher in the department

Professionalism in writing: for National Stationery Week (II)

The week beginning 25 April is, in the UK at least, National Stationery Week (#natstatweek). Wednesday is World Stationery Day (#WorldStationeryDay). This post is designed as the second in a mini-series for the occasion. A doctoral researcher in the department

Technology for writing: for National Stationery Week (I)

The week beginning 25 April is, in the UK at least, National Stationery Week (#natstatweek). Wednesday is, I believe, World Stationery Day (#WorldStationeryDay). So here’s what is planned as the first post of a mini-series on writing. Marketing types — and

Technology for writing: for National Stationery Week (I)

The week beginning 25 April is, in the UK at least, National Stationery Week (#natstatweek). Wednesday is, I believe, World Stationery Day (#WorldStationeryDay). So here’s what is planned as the first post of a mini-series on writing. Marketing types — and

Publishing and bibliography (2): Beyond ©opyright

The copyright symbol, ©, is well established. Usually, though not invariably, it designates authorship. But what about all the other people who have played a role in originating the book? Films carry extensive credits. Imprint pages, in contrast, credit very few people.

Publishing and bibliography (2): Beyond ©opyright

The copyright symbol, ©, is well established. Usually, though not invariably, it designates authorship. But what about all the other people who have played a role in originating the book? Films carry extensive credits. Imprint pages, in contrast, credit very few people.

Learning about publishing: The Publishing Meeting

Anthony Haynes writes: I’ve designed a simulation to use to help people learn about publishing. I designed it originally to be used on training courses for authors and prospective authors. The thinking is: if authors can understand more about how

Learning about publishing: The Publishing Meeting

Anthony Haynes writes: I’ve designed a simulation to use to help people learn about publishing. I designed it originally to be used on training courses for authors and prospective authors. The thinking is: if authors can understand more about how

An experiment in writing: the ambient noise of cafes

I enjoy working in cafés. Favorites include (in Cambridge), West Café and Grads.  Which means that I was interested when research on the effect of ambient noise on  productivity and creativity, published in the Journal of Consumer Research, was discussed and

An experiment in writing: the ambient noise of cafes

I enjoy working in cafés. Favorites include (in Cambridge), West Café and Grads.  Which means that I was interested when research on the effect of ambient noise on  productivity and creativity, published in the Journal of Consumer Research, was discussed and

Scholarly and professional publishing: a question of strategy

As a publisher, I’ve often been consulted by researchers pondering the question of whether to write for a scholarly audience, a popular one, or both. Much research is potentially of interest to both types of audience: what then should the

Scholarly and professional publishing: a question of strategy

As a publisher, I’ve often been consulted by researchers pondering the question of whether to write for a scholarly audience, a popular one, or both. Much research is potentially of interest to both types of audience: what then should the

A creative festival in print form: Philip Gross

Monographer writes: Sometimes in publishing there’s an opportunity to do something both genuinely creative and unique. An example is the forthcoming publication described below, which I’m very much looking forward to publishing. The book: Caves of Making provides a sustained exploration,

A creative festival in print form: Philip Gross

Monographer writes: Sometimes in publishing there’s an opportunity to do something both genuinely creative and unique. An example is the forthcoming publication described below, which I’m very much looking forward to publishing. The book: Caves of Making provides a sustained exploration,