Publishing is dead, long live publishing. Maybe that’s a bit extreme, but all the evidence is that the old publishing models are unworkable and that we are all publishers now.
Does that mean we old-school publishing professionals should give up, go down the pub and lament the old days? Personally, I don’t think so.
I’m in transition from the old publishing world to the new, but every day I see more and more opportunities for people with solid skills like researching, writing, editing, design, proofreading, and content strategy. Continue reading
For the past few months I’ve been following the progress of Andrea Wren, a freelance journalist for The Guardian, as she started her own blog with expert help. There was none of the “5 ways to instantly get rich quick through internet marketing!” hysteria. Continue reading
Writers, how many different ways can you publish your work — books or articles, fiction or non-fiction? If you immediately think of print, think again. Continue reading
Here are eight great tips on writing for the web. They are aimed at journalists but could be useful for anyone who needs to write read-me copy — I’m thinking especially of content marketers. Continue reading
Here are three simple tests to check if your audience will easily understand what you’ve written … or not. Continue reading