The Challenges of Typecoding

Editors on the production side of publishing–often called project editors or production editors–coordinate and/or oversee the work of authors, copyeditors, proofreaders, and designers as a manuscript that has been accepted for publication is turned into a book. Often this involves direct copyediting and proofreading, but it also involves lots of letter writing, instruction, and art…

Quotations and the Copyeditor

One of the perils of making a book, particularly on the production end, is ensuring the book’s accuracy. A book that has a defect no one noticed until it is out selling at the local bookstore is a nightmare for everyone, but the main gatekeepers in this regard are often the folks in production. And…