Why Editors Matter
by Eliza Gutke
As editors, we know the importance of editing—but do the people we edit for know its importance? In writing, as in life, some mistakes are...
Pictures with Words Are Worth More than a Thousand Words
by Jamie LeSueur
What draws the eye in advertisement pictures? We live in a world covered thick as a jungle by advertisements. Writers, designers, and publishers alike regularly...
The Economics of Academic Publishing in the Digital Age
by Caleb Williams
Academic journals have long enjoyed high revenue and exclusivity, but has the age of digital information shaken this profitable model? In recent decades, academic publishing...
Online vs Print: The Reality of Digital Reading Comprehension
by Rebecca Watkins
Today’s rising generation of “digital natives” claim to be successfully navigating this digital world. How true is that claim? Whether you are an editor, author,...
How to Be Every Readers’ Type(face)
by Cala Taylor
When authors and editors understand the purpose of different typefaces and sizes, they can better attune their style choices to their goals and audience. Editing...
E-book vs. Print: What Are Fiction Readers Choosing?
by Abigail Ellis
E-books and printed books can and do coexist. It’s our job to understand how and why readers choose e-books or print. With the rise of...
The Goldilocks of Typesetting: The Perfect Font Style and Line Spacing
by Stacey Clark
Eye-tracking experiments reveal that the readability of a website largely depends on the font size and line spacing. So you’ve made the perfect article. What...
Content Editors and Workshopping Technical Writing
by Cecilia Oaks
Content edits aren’t meant to just cover the basics. When people think of content editors in technical writing, they might assume that editors will go...
Unbalancing Act: When Fiction Normalizes Unhealthy Romance
by Suzanne Uchytil
To help prevent abuse, writers and publishers have a responsibility to stop normalizing stories about unhealthy romance. Well-known books and films often promote and perpetuate...
Bestseller Burglary in YA Literature
by Sierra Smart
Monetarily manipulating bestseller lists diminishes the work of less privileged authors and publishers. This destabilizes the literary foundation these lists are built on. In 2017,...