Learning on the job

One of the benefits of copy-editing technical and academic work is that one becomes -- albeit briefly -- a bit of an expert in a niche subject. Over the past couple of years I have read some interesting research on crime and criminology from an anthropological perspective, wider uses -- beyond bitcoin -- for block chain … Continue reading Learning on the job

Editorial roles and the parallels with software development

Every editorial role has a distinct purpose and requires a particular set of skills and focus. This is why an attempt to combine two or more of these roles simultaneously is rarely successful and is a poor use of time -- however these roles CAN be performed by the same person, but with appropriate focus. … Continue reading Editorial roles and the parallels with software development