Why we exist

This article 5 Things Professional Book Indexers Wish Authors Knew from Ideas on Fire was shared on my Facebook page.  I thought it was worth passing on if you are thinking about whether your book needs an index, and who should write it.


I thought I’d pass along the post from the Potomac Indexing (PI) blog on juggling multiple projects. Some indexers may like to do this, but almost all of us have to do it at one time or another and here are some suggestions on how it might be done.

MSA meeting tomorrow!

I’m looking forward to the Mid- and South-Atlantic chapter meeting tomorrow in Alexandria, VA. Carol Roberts is going to be talking about her editing technique. This should be an interesting discussion. I’m always working to minimize editing because it can be an incredibly time-consuming, but necessary, part of indexing. My approach to “editing” has been…