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Category Archives: book writing
As I continue my slow slog through book writing, I’ve already discussed which research sources to use (here and here). Many of those resource choices are driven by the size of your document and how much time you’re given to … Continue reading
I sat down this past weekend to determine how much literature and time I will need to read to feel comfortable writing the book. The numbers were a bit dismaying, but the exercise got me thinking about my research process.
One skill I still need to work on is estimating how long it will take me to do my work. Sometimes unfamiliar work takes longer than I expect; sometimes I’m speedy past even my wildest expectations. Case in point: the … Continue reading
Last week I watched The Booksellers, a documentary about the rare book trade in New York City. It alternates bits of history with interviews of book sellers and collectors (the two occasionally overlap). It got me to thinking about my … Continue reading
The project that started as a paper last year is now making the slow transition into book format. Today I’ll chat a bit about that process. As I’m discovering, it’s not as straightforward as I’d hoped.