Oh, do go look at Tom Christensen’s wickedly detailed walkthrough, Manuscript to Art Book in Four weeks: The Making of Masters of Bamboo. Cool, cool, cool! (Thanks, Tom!)
Ampersand Duck has put up a pithy post about planning a printed publication, which is addressed to “aspiring artists and performers”—e.g., your friends and mine, who’re often asking if we can just help them design this little tiny promotional card or booklet or brochure, and then sticking us with an impossible deadline and budget, as […]
Here’s an illuminating take on castoff from Teresa Nielsen Hayden, empress of the awesome blog Making Light and editor of Robert Charles Wilson’s Spin, which just won the 2006 Hugo Award for Best Novel: This morning I find myself thinking about how I went to the wall when Tor’s previous head of production grossly miscalculated […]
If you were at all interested in the recent posts about bindings—or if you just like to look at pretty things—do visit the University of Rochester’s exhibit Beauty for Commerce: 1890–1910: This exhibit chronicles the growth of English and American publishers’ binding from its infancy in the 1830s to its decline in the early 20th […]
Over on the suddenly very posty YPG blog, Shirley Chan, a production coordinator handling reprints at Penguin, explains some of the challenges of her job. I’d like to see more of this kind of thing. Unfortunately, the YPG blog does not seem to encourage discussion, but you’re welcome to discuss it here. . . .