Words in 3D: A conference on writing, editing & publishing

This weekend, May 24-26 talented writers, editors and publishers all convened in Edmonton for the Words in 3D Conference and so far it is the conference to beat for me. I was impressed to say the least. Saturday’s keynote address by Rosemary Shipton, editor of trade and scholarly books, got to the heart of the three dimensions and how they all work together to create the books and e-books everyone…

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Oh you’re in communications…so what do you do exactly?

The one and only reason I wish I were not in the field of Communications is because it’s not one of those one-word answer job descriptions like doctor, lawyer, accountant. The conversations tend to go something like this: Inquirer: “So what do you do?” Me: “I work in communications,” I said and then brace myself for the next never-fail question. Inquirer: “Soooo what does that mean exactly? Do you like…

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The Pros Do the Finish Work – Guest post by Jenny Hansen

Welcome to Writers’ Uni-Verse-City (or WUVC for short because every university has an acronym), a place where writers/bloggers can meet to discuss the craft of writing in the Internet age. WUVC will involve independent research, setting a curriculum and hopefully finding other participants (like you – readers/bloggers/writers) to: chip in, give tips, suggest books and other materials for study, teach me the ways of the warrior writer, and offer to guest post here at…

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